Nathan Haase spent much of his childhood watching and collecting movies in addition to experimenting with many other creative mediums. In 2008 he was accepted to the Tacoma School of the Arts where his studies concentrated on illustration and painting. After high school, Nathan attended Western Washington University where he earned a BA in Design with a minor in Film Studies. He also spent much of his time as an undergrad directing and editing promotional films for the University’s Men’s Crew Team, which he was a member of for four years. After graduation, Nathan worked as a contract designer for a social media marketing start-up before coming to Hand Crank Films as an editor. When he is not editing or watching movies, he also enjoys to read and write and is close to completing his first novel which he plans to have published.