Olivier Meys is Belgian, born in 1974, and educated as a film director from Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Brüssel. He has also worked for radio and done several documentaries. In 2004 he moved to Beijing, where he continued to work with documentaries, both on film and for the radio.
Zhang Yaxuan has a degree in Arts from the Beijing Normal University, and is an active promoter for Chinese independent and underground filmart. She also works as a curator, a critic and has published several books. She is the director of CIFA, the Chinese Independent Film Archive. For this documentary she together with Meys received the International Prize of the Scam at Festival Cinéma du Reel in 2008.