Zu Ihrer eigenen Sicherheit

A Film by Florian Heinzen-Ziob

Synopsis

FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY. Jonas works at the hand baggage screening at an airport. He is obsessed by preventing the next terrorist attack. But neither his colleagues, nor his boss appreciate his commitment. His attention is raised by the suspicious behaviour of a Muslim colleague. Is this Jonas chance to finally get the recognition he deserves?

Director

  • Picture of Florian Heinzen-Ziob © Florian Heinzen-Ziob

    Florian Heinzen-Ziob

    Born 1984 in Düsseldorf, Germany. After leaving school, he worked at the Düsseldorf theatre as assistant director and as an editor and animator in Hamburg. 2006 – 2012 he studied media arts and film direction at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, where he wrote and directed a range of feature and animated films and documentaries, which were screened in the competition programmes at several international festivals. 2012 – 2015 he produced and directed his first feature-length documentary film „Original Copy“ in Mumbai, India. Meanwhile he founded his production company "polyphem". Florian Heinzen-Ziob lives and works in Cologne, Germany.

Awards + Festivals

  • 15th TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, New York, USA)April 14, 2016
  • SHORTS AT MOONLIGHT KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Competition, Frankfurt a.M., Germany)July 16, 2016
  • *DIRECTOR'S AWARD*
    5th NORTH CAROLINA FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Raleigh, USA) September 5, 2016
  • ANONIMUL 13 RETROSPECTIVE (Retrospective, Bucharest, Romania)September 8, 2016
  • 13th JAMESON CINEFEST MISKOLC INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Miskolc, Hungary) September 9, 2016
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    9th TANGIER INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Morocco)September 20, 2016
  • 6th CRESTED BUTTE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Colorado, USA)September 29, 2016
  • 1st NOTTINGHAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Notthingham, UK)October 7, 2016
  • 17th WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, NY, USA)October 13, 2016
  • INDIGO-FILMFEST (Competition, Germany)October 14, 2016
  • 11th ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Orlando, FL, USA)October 19, 2016
  • 3rd MUSKOKA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Rosseau, Ontario, Canada)October 20, 2016
  • 4th FESTIVAL LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES (Short Film Competition, Huy, Belgium)October 20, 2016
  • 61st VALLADOLID INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Competition Section “Meeting Point”, Spain)October 22, 2016
  • 1st BUCHAREST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Human Rights Section, Bucharest, Romania)November 1, 2016
  • 38th BIBERACHER FILMFESTSPIELE 2016 (Short Film Competition, Germany)November 2, 2016
  • 14th ASIANA INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Seoul, South Korea)November 3, 2016
  • 5th SOUQ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Milano, Italy)November 4, 2016
  • 17th SLEEPWALKERS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Baltic Sea Competition, Tallinn, Estonia)November 12, 2016
  • 58th INT’L FESTIVAL OF DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM OF BILBAO ZINEBI (Competition Section, Bilbao, Spain)November 18, 2016
  • 15th FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS (Official Selection, Mainz, Germany)November 22, 2016
  • 9th AMACORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rimini, Italy)December 2, 2016
  • SWEET AS FILM FESTIVAL DECEMBER’S EDITION (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)December 22, 2016
  • 1st CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 24, 2016
  • 7th RAMDAM FILM FESTIVAL (Int’l Competition, Tournai, Belgium)January 15, 2017
  • *2nd PRIZE*
    8th ARTFOOLS VIDEO FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Larissa, Greece)January 20, 2017
  • SNOWTOWN FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Watertown, NY, USA)January 25, 2017
  • 17th FILUMS - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lahore, Pakistan)February 17, 2017
  • *BEST FEATURE FILM*
    20th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ZOOM – ZBLIZENIA (Official Selection, Poland)February 20, 2017
  • 18th LANDSHUTER KURZFILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)March 15, 2017
  • CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 3, 2017
  • CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lansing, MI, USA)April 5, 2017
  • 35th INT'L FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY (Official Selection, Montevideo, Uruguay)April 6, 2017
  • 18th ANNUAL CROSSROADS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jackson, Mississippi, USA)April 6, 2017
  • UTAH FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, USA)April 7, 2017
  • 12th ANNUAL MYRTLE BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, South Carolina, USA)April 19, 2017
  • 18th ANNUAL NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, CA, USA)April 20, 2017
  • 1st PETERSBURGER DIALOG - RUSSIAN-GERMAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Russia)April 20, 2017
  • 2nd ACTION&ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL MOVIEPARK (Official Selection, Los Angeles, California, USA)April 21, 2017
  • TWISTER ALLEY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Woodward, OK, USA)April 27, 2017
  • *SPECIAL JURY MENTION*
    8th SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • 4th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cyprus)May 11, 2017
  • *BEST MINI FICTION FILM*
    1st BEST FICTION FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)May 19, 2017
  • 2nd LESS 15 MIN MINIMOVIE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, MovieScreenPro, Online)May 26, 2017
  • 19th SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA (International Competition, Tokyo, Japan)June 1, 2017
  • 4th LITERALLY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Houston, Texas, USA)June 14, 2017
  • 7th ODERKURZ-FILMSPEKTAKEL (Kids Program, Oderaue, Germany)June 23, 2017
  • 7th DORTMUNDER TRESEN-FILMFESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)July 3, 2017
  • FILMETS BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Catalonia)October 20, 2017
  • SKEPTO FILM FESTIVAL SCHOOL SCREENING 2017 (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)December 21, 2017

Trailer

Crew

Screenplay
Florian Heinzen-Ziob
Producer
Florian Heinzen-Ziob & Georg Heinzen
Director
Florian Heinzen-Ziob
Director of Photography
Enno Endlicher
Art Direction
Andras Blazsek
Costume Design
Angela Hölzle
Sound
Jonathan Kastl
Editor
Florian Heinzen-Ziob
Sound Design
Tim Elzer
Music
Andreas Köcher

Details

Running Time
15:00
Shooting Format
4K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
24fps / 16:9
Sound
5.1 Dolby Surround

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

SALES

interfilm Berlin Management GmbH
Straßburger Str. 55
10405 Berlin
Germany

+49 (0) 302 529 1323

sales@interfilm.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

polyphem Filmproduktion
Florian Heinzen-Ziob und Georg Heinzen GbR
Schorlemerstraße 30
40545 Duesseldorf, Germany

+49 (0) 211 5571232

heinzenziob@polyphemfilm.de
www.polyphemfilm.de

DIRECTOR, PRESS, PRINT

Florian Heinzen-Ziob

www.heinzenziob.de