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YOUR Brand

 

OUR Passion

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Our Story

Founded in 1998, Hatfield Post/Production (Hatpost) is based in Chicago and travels the world creating premiere visual content for organizations and outlets of all sizes.

 

OUR business is to help you reach YOUR communications goals with impact and style. We combine the flexibility and speed of broadcast journalists with the customer focus and creative quality that agency and corporate clients demand.

Whether it's commercials, brand documentaries, website materials, marketing or training videos, or even live-event showstoppers, we help you succeed with words and images that inspire your audience. Our passion is storytelling that delivers entertaining, informing and persuading messages.

We are experts in scaleable productions ranging from doc-style three-person crews to major commercials with all the bells and whistles. We pride ourselves on understanding client needs, meeting them efficiently – on time and on budget – and having fun along the way.

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NBC | Dateline | Barack Obama "The Reality of Hope" 'Open'
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Coca-Cola | Steve Harvey | Pay it Forward
01:12
Chamberlain | Corner to Corner Lighting
00:30
fairlife | Our Promise
00:21
Elkay | Interchangeable Apron | Spot
00:33
Knorr | Hollandaise
00:52
Art Institute of Chicago | Auxiliary Board | 'Short Open'
00:36
Rite Aid | Pharmacist Goes Above and Beyond
02:49
Craftsman | Made to Make 'Kevin'
01:32
Giant Eagle | Cleveland Food Bank | Spot
00:32
Good Neighbor Awards | Sal Dimiceli
03:20
NBC | Dateline | The Thing About Pam 'Open'
02:03
fairlife | Our Promise 'Chocolate' | Spot
00:21
Craftsman | Made to Make 'Skip'
01:15
Google | Google Apps For Work 'Directors Cutdown'
02:29
Good Neighbor Awards | Wayne Shaffer
03:21
NAR | Tax Credit | Spot
00:32
Hellmann's | Mayo Squeeze
00:47
Craftsman | Made to Make 'Piotr'
01:19
NBC | Nightly New | Chicago Teens Fire
01:52
Abbott | Virus Hunters
00:31
Nissan | Website Video Background
00:47
Jinja Educational Trust | Twinkle School | Jinja, Uganda
03:30
First Taste TV | Season 1 Promo
00:30
Kia | Website Video Background
00:41
NBC News | The Coach: A Chicago High School Basketball Coach Trying To Keep Kids Safe From Violence
09:59
Binny's | Wrigley Field Umpire | Spot
00:15
HEAR Scholarship Foundation | Family Stories
04:13
Good Neighbor Awards | Good Neighbor Impact Over 20 Years
02:04
NBC | Nightly New | Chicago Jazz
02:03
Binny's | Joe Maddon 3000 Beers | Spot
00:15
fairlife | Website Video Background
00:36
Wintrust | Chicago Home | Spot
00:30
Fox | NFL Sunday | Chicago Sports
01:36
HEAR Scholarship Foundation | Scholars Stories
02:49
NBC | Nightly News | Chicago Kids and Police Bond Through Baseball
01:44
ESPN | Sports Center Featured | Joe Maddon
00:34
University of Michigan | REACT
07:09
Big Ten Network |  The Journey | John Urschel
00:39
Conagra | Chef Boyardee | Recipe Contest
01:07
Cooking Channel | For the Love of Pie | Open
01:27
The President's Table
02:56
Too Small To Fail
02:27
Garland Animal Wellness | Creating Stories
01:00
NBC News | Joe Maddon: Going Home
10:51

Your Message

NBC | Dateline | Barack Obama "The Reality of Hope" 'Open'
Coca-Cola | Steve Harvey | Pay it Forward
Chamberlain | Corner to Corner Lighting
fairlife | Our Promise
Elkay | Interchangeable Apron | Spot
Knorr | Hollandaise
Art Institute of Chicago | Auxiliary Board | 'Short Open'
Rite Aid | Pharmacist Goes Above and Beyond
Craftsman | Made to Make 'Kevin'
Giant Eagle | Cleveland Food Bank | Spot
Good Neighbor Awards | Sal Dimiceli
NBC | Dateline | The Thing About Pam 'Open'
fairlife | Our Promise 'Chocolate' | Spot
Craftsman | Made to Make 'Skip'
Google | Google Apps For Work 'Directors Cutdown'
Good Neighbor Awards | Wayne Shaffer
NAR | Tax Credit | Spot
Hellmann's | Mayo Squeeze
Craftsman | Made to Make 'Piotr'
NBC | Nightly New | Chicago Teens Fire
Abbott | Virus Hunters
Nissan | Website Video Background
Jinja Educational Trust | Twinkle School | Jinja, Uganda
First Taste TV | Season 1 Promo
Kia | Website Video Background
NBC News | The Coach: A Chicago High School Basketball Coach Trying To Keep Kids Safe From Violence
Binny's | Wrigley Field Umpire | Spot
HEAR Scholarship Foundation | Family Stories
Good Neighbor Awards | Good Neighbor Impact Over 20 Years
NBC | Nightly New | Chicago Jazz
Binny's | Joe Maddon 3000 Beers | Spot
fairlife | Website Video Background
Wintrust | Chicago Home | Spot
Fox | NFL Sunday | Chicago Sports
HEAR Scholarship Foundation | Scholars Stories
NBC | Nightly News | Chicago Kids and Police Bond Through Baseball
ESPN | Sports Center Featured | Joe Maddon
University of Michigan | REACT
Big Ten Network |  The Journey | John Urschel
Conagra | Chef Boyardee | Recipe Contest
Cooking Channel | For the Love of Pie | Open
The President's Table
Too Small To Fail
Garland Animal Wellness | Creating Stories
NBC News | Joe Maddon: Going Home

Our Clients

 
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Our People

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Gabriel
Hatfield
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Founder and Director

Gabe started Hatpost in 1997 and is based in Chicago.  

Gabe Hatfield is the Director of Photography for our projects but also spends many of his days shooting for broadcast outlets like Dateline NBC, the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, PBS, Big Ten Network and ESPN.

David McClain serves as both the Executive Producer and an editor. He has produced projects in over 20 countries and has lead production crews of all sizes. Several of his productions have won awards.

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Owner

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David
McClain
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Executive Producer

Dave started at Hatpost in 1998 and is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Brian
Goad
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Lead Editor

Brian started at Hatpost in 2002 and is based in Columbus, OH.  

Brian Goad's main role is as Senior Editor. He has coordinated multiple on-site editing campaigns, and his work has appeared on broadcast and digital outlets. His editing work has received several awards.

He helped write the production book for Dateline NBC productions (pre and post Covid-19).

And, he has lead productions that have won both Emmys and New York Press Club awards.

When not on the road or coordinating production, he spends his time editing many of our projects.

He also moonlights as a still photographer with numerous magazine cover shots.

Brian can also be found on productions as a producer, audio tech, FAA licensed drone operator, photographer, gimbal and time-lapse operator, or whatever is needed.

He manages Hatpost's archives and runs their social media efforts. 

 
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