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Maja Weiss (Sl) is a film director and scriptwriter. She graduated in Film and TV direction at the Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She directed several feature films and feature documentaries, all of them presented and awarded at international and domestic film festivals. Her first feature film Guardian of the Frontier (2002) won several awards, including the Manfred Salzgeber Award for the most innovative European film at Berlinale 2002. Maja Weiss also co-founded two independent production companies, Bela Film and Zavod Maja Weiss. From 2005 to 2007, she was the President of the Slovenian Filmmakers Association.