Andrew Hollander is a songwriter, record producer, and film composer.Hollander has written and/or produced songs for Carly Rae Jepsen, New Politics, Jojo, Brian Elmquist (The Lone Bellow), Rozes, Laura Welsh, Natalie Hemby, Babyface, White Rabbits,The Chevin, and C. Gibbs. He co-wrote 2 songs, "Thankful" and "Always Be Your Girl", on Celine Dion's chart topping album Loved Me Back to Life which reached #1 in 31 countries. Hollander co-wrote and co-produced 2 songs for Jacquie Lee's debut EP on Atlantic Records including the single "Broken Ones". He recently co-wrote and co-produced "Goddess" for Stanaj (Republic/UMG/Lava), and co-wrote and produced "Runaways" (co-written and performed by Carly Rae Jepsen) for the upcoming Weinstein Co. animated film "Leap". As a pianist, he was honored to play piano on three albums by jazz legend Yusef Lateef.
In addition to his songwriting career, Hollander is also an accomplished film composer. Hollander has composed scores and written songs for many award-winning films, including the Mike Birbiglia film "Sleepwalk with Me". He also scored the Fox Searchlight film "Waitress" and co-wrote, with Adrienne Shelly, "Baby Don't You Cry (The Pie Song)." Both the score and song were shortlisted for the Academy Award. After hearing his music in "Waitress," director Amy Schatz tapped Hollander to score the HBO Emmy award-winning series "A Child's Garden of Poetry" as well as "Don't Divorce Me", an HBO original documentary produced by Rosie O'Donnell and Sheila Nevins. The latter features music by Hollander along with Questlove and the Roots. He recently completed scoring "My Friend Dahmer" which has been compared to such iconic films as "The Virgin Suicides" and Gus Van Sant's "Elephant". Variety calls the film "disturbingly compelling and original: a humanizing dissection of teen psychosis".