Rubén is a Cuban-American filmmaker and content creator born and raised in Spain and based in Los Angeles since 2010. An AFI Producing Fellow, his first big project was the feature film God’s Slave, an Argentina-Venezuela- Uruguay co-production that won awards at reputable festivals like Santa Barbara and Huelva Latin American Film Fest and had theatrical distribution.
After living in Spain, Istanbul and South Korea, Rubén developed a passion for social change and multiculturalism. He worked in the launch of KBS World Latino, the Spanish- language network of Korea’s public broadcaster, helping adapt their content for Latin American audiences. As a Millennial, Rubén lead the way for US mobile content in Spanish producing content for La Musica, a music streaming app that publishes 55 video pieces per week. He is also finishing up his feature documentary, Spanish Exile, a crowdfunded production that tells the story of his generation of Spaniards that is currently in the midst of its festival run.