HATCH 2022: Apply now to attend or become a HATCH+ member.

Category: HATCHer Profile

DJ Spooky’s “The Book of Ice” inspires action on climate change

Climate change can be a daunting topic to approach.  The scope and complexities of the issue can often prove to be overwhelming, rather than engaging.  Fortunately, some of the preeminent creative minds of our generation are choosing to educate and inspire our society into action. HATCHer DJ Spooky (aka Paul Miller) is choosing to do just […]
Read More

Not Impossible HATCHes creative solutions to global challenges

Not Impossible has a fairly ambitious goal – even by HATCH standards.  They aim to literally remove the word “impossible” when considering solutions to some of the world’s (yes, world’s) most pressing and often complicated problems.  And this is no think tank; as their website describes, “Not Impossible makes DIY, accessible, tech-based solutions for people around […]
Read More

Montana Film Office continues to bring Big Sky onto the big screen

The Montana Film Office pitches Big Sky Country as “the ultimate location” for many of the same reasons we choose to locate HATCH here: there’s a certain magic in the open horizons, soaring peaks, and tranquility that can’t be replicated elsewhere. But, there’s another reason film makers from all over the world choose Montana to produce […]
Read More

Powerful relationships created at HATCH featured in Forbes

We may be accustomed to seeing HATCH covered in publications covering inspiring creativity and conscious culture, but lately HATCH is showing up in Forbes; one of the highest profile business and financial journals in the world. That’s because renowned business leadership writer/executive on-boarding expert George Bradt took part in HATCH 2014; and loved what he experienced.  After […]
Read More

Kobi Yamada’s book “What Do You Do With an Idea?” wins a gold IPPY award

2014 HATCH Alum Kobi Yamada was recently awarded a Gold Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY).  The IPPY awards celebrate authors and illustrators from around the world, and are intended to bring increased recognition to the thousands of exemplary independent, university, and self-published titles published each year.  Huge congratulations go out to Kobi and illustrator Mae […]
Read More

HATCHer & esteemed actor Jeff Bridges takes on child hunger with No Kid Hungry

2005 HATCH alum Jeff Bridges is an Academy Award®-winning actor, a musician, a photographer and a philanthropist. For the last 30 years, he has also been a leading anti-hunger activist and advocate for children. According to the national organization Feeding America, “15.8 million children under 18 in the United States live in households where they […]
Read More

Four HATCHers on ORIGIN Magazine’s Top 100 Creatives list

In March, ORIGIN Magazine confirmed what we all know: HATCH brings together some of the most influential and inspirational creative minds from around the globe. ORIGIN, a magazine that regularly covers some of the most iconic creatives of our generation,  named four HATCHers on its Top 100 Creatives list.   HATCH Founder Yarrow Kraner, philanthropist, social innovator, […]
Read More

Sean McDonald / Colorbox

When did you attend HATCH? I attended my first HATCH in 2006. I have attended 8 more since then. What was a highlight? I’ve fallen in love with so many things at HATCH – ideas, art, people – that it’s hard to choose one. One that stands out is that a group of HATCHers, with […]
Read More

Kate Milliken / MyCounterpane

When did you attend HATCH? I attended Hatch in the fall of 2013 as a Groundbreaker- I was one of the 10 people who was just starting their journey with a big idea. What was a highlight? Professionally, a highlight was standing up in a room to give a one minute synopsis about my vision […]
Read More