Maja Zimmermann is an award winning Swiss born -- Hollywood trained film producer with bases in Los Angeles. She started her career as a photographer with a degree from the Art School of Zürich and then moved to L.A. to study film at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Zimmermann is part of the producing team of such acclaimed films like PORFIRIO, by Alejandro Landes that premiered in Cannes of 2011 and FIELD OF AMAPOLAS, winner of Best Film for Peace by first time director Juan Carlos Melo, just to name a few. She is in development of a handful of international co-production; building bridges between Europe, L.A., Latin America and Africa to give voices to people's stories that otherwise would not be heard. Zimmermann lives in Silverlake and finds her balance thanks to practicing as well as teaching yoga and enjoys cooking, traveling and speaks 4 1/2 languages.