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Samuel Rubin

Spain, United States
English, Spanish
Climate Change, Disability Rights, LGBTQIA+, Education, Mass Incarceration & Criminal Justice Reform, Refugee Crisis and Immigration, Aging, Human Rights
Impact Producing, Consulting, Impact Strategist/Advisor, Campaign Implementation, Impact evaluation
Cultural/racial identity:
White Hispanic
Self identification:
Cis Male


Samuel Rubin is the Co-Founder of YEA! Impact and the Hollywood Climate Summit. Born And raised in Barcelona, Samuel began producing films to ignite positive change. His first feature-length documentary, “COLIS SUSPECT” (2017), unpacks border security and received the Best First Film Prize at Tetouan’s Film Festival. Samuel received a B.A. in Film andTelevision at UCLA and worked at DeLite! Media, Prodigium Pictures and Good Docs. He currently serves as the Chief Impact Officer at YEA! where he oversees campaigns such as CanYou Hear Us?, for Hulu’s I Am Greta, and previously, Youth v Gov on Netflix, and Since I Been Down on Sundance Now. In 2021, he developed the impact strategy for the Good Energy Playbook, leveraging his expertise in intergenerational and climate storytelling. Currently, Samuel serves in the Convening Team of the UNFCCC sectoral initiative for climate action in the Film & TV industry and has been included in the 2022 Grist 50 Fixers list for his role in flipping the script on climate change within Hollywood.