FLORIAN
HEINZEN
ZIOB

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Florian Heinzen-Ziob

FLORIAN HEINZEN-ZIOB


Born 1984 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He studied media arts and film directing at KHM, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, where he wrote and directed a range of feature and animated films and documentaries. He produced and directed two feature-length documentary films “Original Copy“ (2015) and “German Class” (2018). His Films were screened at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs Toronto and the Sheffield Doc/Fest. Meanwhile he founded his own production company "polyphem". Florian Heinzen-Ziob lives and works in Cologne, Germany.''

FILMOGRAPHIE
GERMAN CLASS documentary film / concept, director and producer / 2018
FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY shortfilm / screenplay, director and producer / 2016
ORIGINAL COPY documentary film / concept, director and producer / 2015
TOMO shortfilm / screenplay and director / 2013 GROWTH shortfilm / screenplay and director / 2011
KONSERWACJA shortfilm / concept and director / 2008

AWARD
2017 - „Best Feature Film“, 20. International Film Festival Zoom-Zblizenia, Poland
2017 - „Second award for the best int.l short film“, 8th Artfools Video Filmfestival, Greece
2017 - „Best Mini Fiction Film“, Best Fiction Film Festival, USA
2017 - „Special Mention from the official jury“, Skepto International Film Festival, Italy
2016 - „Best Documentary Film“, Fantastic Fest, USA
2016 - „Best Documentary Director“, Fantastic Fest USA
2016 - „Special Jury Prize“, Tangier Film Festival, Morocco
2016 - „Director‘s Award“ North Carolina Film Award, USA
2013 - „Prädikat wertvoll“ der Filmbewertungsstelle Wiesbaden, DE
2012 - „Frontier Prize“, Kyoto International Film Festival, Japan
2012 - „International Scientific Film Award“, Ungarn
2012 - „Rotary Club Award“, Ungarn
2006 - „Jury Preis“, Düsseldorfer Filmfestival, Deutschland

FUNDING
2016 - Kunststiftung NRW - „Klasse Deutsch“
2016 - Ministerium für Familie, Kultur und Sport NRW - Klasse Deutsch“
2016 - Produktionsförd. Film- und Medienstiftung NRW - „Klasse Deutsch“
2015 - BKM Filmförderung - „Zu Ihrer eigenen Sicherheit“
2014 - Produktionsförd. Film- und Medienstiftung NRW - „Zu Ihrer eigenen Sicherheit“
2013 - FFA Filmförderung - „Wachstum“
2013 - Kulturamt Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf - „Original Copy“
2013 - Kunststiftung NRW - „Original Copy“
2013 - Goethe Institut Max-Müller-Bhavan - „Original Copy“
2012 - Produktionsförd. Film- und Medienstiftung NRW - „Original Copy“
2011 - Produktionsförd. Film- und Medienstiftung NRW - „TOMO“

FESTIVALS
Rotterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands (2016)
Tribeca Film Festival, USA (2016)
Hot Docs International Documentary Festival, Canada (2015)
Sheffiel Doc/Fest, UK (2018)
YAMAGATA Int. Doc. Film Fest., Japan (2015)
„Doc. Competition“ Max-Ophüls-Preis, DE (2016)
Tampere Film Festival, Finnland 2012
Vancouver International Film

Festival, Canada (2015)
Int. Festival of Bilbao ZINEBI, Spanien (2016)
Valladolid Int. Film Festival, Spanien (2016)
Jio Mami Mumbai Film Festival, India (2015)
Leeds Int. Film Festival, UK (2015)
A Design Film Fest. New York City, USA (2015)
A Design Film Fest. Singapore, Singapore (2016)
Petaluma Int. Film Festival, USA (2015)
Mumbai Int. Film Festival, India (2016)
Curaçao IFFR, Curaçao (2016)
Flatpack Film Festival, UK (2016)
Innsbruck Int. Film Festival, Austria (2016)
Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, DE (2016)
Indian Film Festival Stuttgart, DE (2016)
Glitch Film Festival in Glasgow, UK, (2016)
Fünf Seen Film Festival, DE (2016)
San Francisco South Asian Film Fest., USA (2016)
Indian Film Fest. The Hague, Netherlands (2016)
Fantastic Fest Austin, USA (2016)
Focus on Asia Int. Film Fes. Fukuoka, Japan (2016)
Split Film Festival, Croatia (2016)
Zinema Zombi Fest, Columbia (2016)
Dizaina Filmu Festivāls, Latvia (2016)
IndoGerman Filmweek Berlin, Germany (2016)
Glasgow Int. Film Festival, UK (2017)
Brief Festival, Spanien (2017)
Shorts at Moonlight, DE (2016)
Underground Film Festival, (2016)
ANONIMUL Int. Ind. Film Festival, Romania (2016)
Woodstock Film Festival, USA (2016)
Crested Butte Film Festival, USA (2016)
Tangier Int. Film Festival, Marocco (2016)
CineFest Miskolc Int. Film Fest.s, Hungary (2016)
Nottingham Int. Film Festival, UK (2016)
Asiana Int. Short Film Fest., South Korea (2016)
Muskoka Independent Film Fest., Canada (2016)
INDIGO-Filmfest, DE (2016)
FILMZ – Fest. des Deutschen Kinos, DE (2016)
Festival Les Enfants terribles, Belgium (2016)
38.Biberacher Filmfestspiele, DE (2016)
Orlando Film Festival, USA (2016)
Amarcort Film Festival, Italy (2016)
1st Bucharest Short Film Fest., Romania (2017)
5. SOUQ Film Festival, Italy (2016)
17th Sleepwalkers Short Film Fest., Estonia (2017)
8th Artfools Video Festival, Greece (2017)
Izmir Shortfilm Festival, Turkey (2016)
RAMDAM Festival (2016)
6th Colortape Int. Film Festival, Australia (2017)
4th Int. Motion Festival, Cyprus (2017)
Cap Spartel Film Festival, Marocco (2017)
1st Chhatrapati Shivaji Int. Film Fest., India (2017)
Sweet As Film Festival, Canada (2017)
14th Int. Independent Film Festival, Dhaka (2017)
18th Landshut Short Film Festival, DE (2017)
SNOWTOWN FILM Festival, USA (2017)
20th Int. Film Festival Zoom, Poland (2017)
ClujShorts Int. Film Festival, Romania (2017)
8th Annual Crossroads Film Fest., USA (2017)
Capital City Film Festival, USA (2017)
Film Festival Weiterstadt, DE (2014)
Reggio Film Festival, Italien (2014)
exground Film Festival, DE (2013)
unlimited Film Festival, DE (2013)
Umundu Festival, DE (2013)
FILMZ Fest. des Deutschen Kinos, DE (2012)
Alcine, Italy (2012)
Rencontres Henri Langlois, fest. int., France (2011)
Kyoto Int. Student Film&Video Fest., Japan (2011)
Festival Dei Popoli, Italy (2011)
FILMZ Fest. des Deutschen Kinos, DE (2011)
blicke film Festival des ruhrgebiets, DE (2011)
Unlimited Europ. Shortfilmfest. Cologne, DE (2011)
Rio de Janeiro Int. ShortfilmFest., Brazil (2011)
Belo Horizonte Int. ShortfilmFest., Brazil (2011)
Konstanzer kurz.film.spiele_1.8, DE (2011)
37. EKOFILM, Czech Republic (2011)
Tisza Mozi Scientific FilmFest., Hungary (2011)
Festival Int. de Cine du Huesca, Spanien (2011)
TOFIFEST, Polen (2011)
Ecozine Film Festival, Spanien (2011)
Backup Film Festival, DE (2011)
Stranger than Fiction - DE (2008)
Courtisane Festival - Belgien (2009)
Documenta Madrid 09 - Spanien (2009)
Asolo Artfilm Festival - Italien (2009)

EXHIBITIONS (Auswahl)
2010 – Captures-Espaces d'art contemporain, Frankreich
2010 – Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Deutschland
2008 – Museum Ludwig, Köln, Deutschland

PUBLICATIONS
2010 - "There is only one story" - Essay, Migrating Art Academies, Köln/Poitiers/Vilnius
2009 - "Bewegungen Übersetzen. Etüden zu Samuel Becketts Der Verwaiser" - Dokumentation, tanzplan essen 2010, Essen/Köln