Johannes Lehniger was born in Gotha, Germany in 1979. In 2000 he moved to the capital, Berlin. He began composing scores for short films during his study of musicology at university. In 2005 he founded his own music production company and has worked since then as a freelance composer and producer. His musical work spans scores and songs for film, television and theatre as well as sound design for advertising and brand communication. For the film „Tore Tanzt“ he was nominated for the 2014 German Film Prize in the category Best Film Music and the 2015 Grand Scores Award in the category Best Electro-Acoustic.