Florian Ross was born in Saarbrücken in 1982. He made his first short film at the age of 16. In 2002, after completing a degree in Image and Sound Design in Düsseldorf, he worked for four years in the field. From 2010 to 2014, he studied Film Directing at the International Film School (ifs) in Cologne. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree, he worked on various projects at PANTALEON Films. Ross' short films have screened at numerous international festivals and won several awards. He also made a number of commercials. His features films are A JAR FULL OF LIFE and TAKEOVER.