Anna Kühlein is a passionate german film music composer, working in Berlin and Leipzig.


Her musical education started at an early age of four. Her dream of becoming a film composer specified at 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 year.


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), Weit draußen (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 (categorie: Young Talent).

"Der Nachwuchspreis ging in diesem Jahr an die Filmkomponistin Anna Kühlein, die bereits mit jungen Jahren eine eigene musikalische Sprache, angereichert mit Witz und Originalität, entwickelt hat und damit die Jury überzeugen konnte. In ihrer Laudatio würdigten Alexander Thies (IAMA, NFP) und Sebastian Mönch (Steinberg) das außerordentliche Talent der jungen Komponistin."

She is a Gema member.


Ali N. Askin
Ali N. Askin

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".