Anselm score wins 2023 IDA Documentary Awards “Best Original Music Score” in Los Angeles

I am extremely honored to receive the IDA award “Best Original Music Score” for my music for Anselm. Many thanks to the IDA with the jurors chaired by Jonathan Zalben for this award and recognition.

IDA Documentary Awards, 12.12.2023

SWR Kultur: Finding the right tone – film music for Wim Wenders’ “Anselm”

An insight into the idea-finding process and the development of the music for “Anselm”, filmed by the German television station SWR.

SWR Fernsehen, 03.12.2023 / Steffen König

Two US-nominations for “Anselm” score

It is a great honor that the “Anselm” score has been nominated for the following awards:

IDA Documentary Awards (US) “Best Original Music Score” 2023 – Anselm
Cinema Eye Honors Awards (US) “Outstanding Original Score” 2024 – Anselm

Leonard Küßner on Deutschlandfunk Kultur Tonart

Leonard Küßner spoke to presenter Martin Böttcher about his musical approach to Anselm and the process from the idea to the orchestral recordings.

Deutschlandfunk Kultur “Tonart”, 16.10.2023 / Presenter: Martin Böttcher

Interview with KultKomplott (cultural magazine)

An interview with Leonard about his career, who he wants to reach with his music, the little moments of happiness and how he envisions the future.

KultKomplott, 13.10.2023

“Anselm” Original Soundtrack out now!

The vinyl and vinyl “limited edition”, signed by Wim Wenders, is available now online at Grönland Records and all known shops!


Leonard Küßner on SWR2 Musikgespräch

Composer Leonard Küßner spoke to Rafael Rennicke about his collaboration with Wim Wenders and the composition process at Anselm.

SWR2 Musikgespräch, 12.10.2023 / Presenter: Rafael Rennicke