Andy Hasse is a producer, director, and composer. He founded and directs the music and video production group, Globemedia, and the web services firm, hasse, inc.™
For over 20 years, Hasse has produced web, film, and multimedia projects for non-profits, corporations, and individuals. For Microsoft he produced what was the best selling communications software in the world: Outlook. Amazon, Sony, and leading politicians consult with Hasse on website usability issues. Hasse has also worked on many film projects involving such innovators as Spalding Gray, Eric Bogosian, Margaret Cho, John Waters, Spike Lee, Gus Van Sant, and William Gazecki.
Hasse's first job out of university was to found and direct a non-profit organization that produced safe-sex media to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic. He and his companies continue to provide free or low-cost services for non-profits. Also Hasse will not associate himself with products that obviously harm others (e.g. junk food, cigarettes, etc.).
Hasse holds a Baccalaureate in Commodity Aesthetics from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina, School of the Arts. He has also attended Oberlin College and Oberlin Conservatory, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, UCLA's Anderson School of Management, and the Sorbonne, Paris. At those schools he studied telematics, political science, marketing, race & gender theory, literature, acting, film, photography, music, philosophy, and history.
His current interests include developmental and evolutionary psychology, contemporary art, and electronic music. He has traveled and lived in Asia, South-America, Europe, and was born in the U.S.