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.
In 1996, Hasse founded Globemedia® a music, film, and multimedia production group that continues to innovate convergence methods for the production, licensing, and distribution of new music and digital video. Hasse has 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. Currently Hasse is directing a documentary on Human Mating.
Also, Hasse has devoted extensive time to public service. He was a pioneer of effective AIDS/HIV education in the early 1990's when he founded the national nonprofit FTA, Film Trailers on AIDS, and for five years worked with leading activists, health care officials, celebrities, and politicians worldwide to produce effective safe-sex public service announcements. More recently, Hasse has consulted pro-bono for several environmental non-profits, including Greenpeace, and Partnerships for Change.
Finally, Andy Hasse has been a singer-songwriter for many years (with performances in the U.S. and Europe),