Brian Hohlfeld, born in either 1956 or 1957, is a writer, songwriter, executive producer and story editor for various Disney Pooh works. He first wrote for Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year and worked on My Friends Tigger & Pooh. His other film work includes the screenplays for the films Abdul Loves Cleopatra and He Said, She Said. He is native of St. Louis, but returned to Los Angeles to work on My Friends Tigger & Pooh. He has one daughter, Hunter, who he raises with his wife, Marisa Silver.

Hohlfeld received the Humanitas Prize in the Children's Animation Category for his work on the script for the My Friends Tigger & Pooh story "Eeyore's Sad Day." Additionally, his work on the series was nominated for a Daytime Emmy along with line producer Angi Dyste. For Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year, he was nominated for a DVD Premiere Award, along with Ted Henning and Karl Geurs.

In May 2007, Hohlfeld granted an interview to St. Louis Magazine. In the interview, he stated that he had never heard of Winnie the Pooh until college. His wife was a major fan of the series and he became more interested in it following the birth of his daughter. His favorite character is Winnie the Pooh, with his second being Eeyore.


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