Anna Kühlein is a passionate german film music composer, working in Berlin and Leipzig.
Her musical education started at an early age of four. She wanted to become a film composer since the age of twelve. After studying music
production with a focus on recording, composition and piano at University of popular arts berlin she successfully graduated with her bachelor of music in
2016. She started her film music master studies at the renownded Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf in October of the same
She has been composing and producing for several projects such as the well known TV series Ku'Damm 59 (Sven Bohse, ZDF) and the theatre production Die Schneekönigin at the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, amongst other film projects such as Amazonen einer Großstadt (Thais Odermatt, SRF), Nachthall (Victoria Schulz), Far Out (Jan Peter Horstmann) and Kaiser (Jannis Kiefer, 3sat), Ausbruch (Oliver Haffner), and music for several image films for example for annodare GmbH, glow Berlin and Heinz Sielmann Stiftung.
She was awared with the German Filmscore Award 2019 (category: Young Talent).
"The incredibly talented and all around amazing Anna Kühlein has just released the soundtrack to our little GDR film 'Far Out'. It is always such a joy to work with Anna as she adds such a thick and meaningful layer of music to the work we do on set and in the editing suite. Thank you so much Anna!"
(Jan-Peter Horstmann, director)
"This year's Young Talent Award was given to the film composer Anna Kühlein, who developed her own musical language at a young age, enriched with wit and originality, which ultimately won over the jury. Alexander Thies (IAMA, NFP) and Sebastian Mönch (Steinberg) praised the extraordinary talent of the young composer in their laudatory speech."
(German Filmscore Award 2019)
She is a member of the Gema.
She has been working as a music assistant for the film score composer Ali N. Askin since 2014.
She supported him on many different projects including "Tehran Taboo", "Defender of Faith", "Pettersson & Findus - Findus zieht um", "Dogs of Berlin" (netflix) and several episodes of "Tatort".