My mission is to maximize my chosen platforms to help bring about the true essence of humanity and be one of the vessels to the voiceless, marginalized & underrepresented
Company
Brian is a first generation Immigrant from the Philippines. He received a certification from Harvard University on Rhetorics via their online learning initiative. Brian also graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and attended Graduate Degree classes for Master of Science in Health Care Administration at Central Michigan University. He also served as an active duty military for the United States Air Force. Part of his Air Force Career was the opportunity to tour worldwide as a performer under the auspices of the Air Force’s Premiere Entertainment, "Tops in Blue." After honorably separating from the military , he worked as an Occupational Therapist in the Washington DC area, while also working as an actor/performer for various theaters, entertainment companies, films and televisions.
Brian moved to New York City in 2007 to further pursue his acting career. He eventually became a member of both the Actor’s Equity Association (AEA) and Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA). In February of 2015, he took a break from being in the entertainment world and accepted the offer to become the Director of Rehabilitation for a Rehab and Nursing facility in Brooklyn, NY. Brian continued working as a Rehab Director up until January of 2018. In Feb of 2018, his company created a position for him as a Traveling Supervisor /Clinical Specialist. Throughout his healthcare career, he remained passionate in incorporating creative strategies, humanizing approach to management, collaboration and continues to be an advocate on the optimal therapeutic benefits of fusing arts and healthcare.
On February 14, 2020, he took a major career leap of faith by leaving his job in healthcare to devote his time in producing socially and culturally relevant films. As a Film Producer, he is currently working on feature documentaries entitled P.S. Love Robby and FollowLeadLOVE . The latter project is under an Independent Multi-Media Production company which he co-founded, Transend’Daens . He is also the Post-Production Producer for both the Award Winning feature documentary film Amy’s Victory Dance and the short film Dark Matter under SpinKick Pictures. Another film project he is part of is the 11 episode mini-docuseries entitled Poetic Truth on which he co-produced episodes 2-11. This project is another collaboration with the Award Winning Director Brian Thomas.
On May of 2020, in the midst of pandemic caused by COVID-19, Brian decided to create his own company, Humanize It by Brian Rubiano, LLC . He believes that he can incorporate his years of experience, knowledge and skills from various industries to help create a thriving socio-cultural ecosystem in the world of media where Representation, Diversity & Inclusion are abundant. Brian's purpose is to provide a humanizing approach while helping others expand their own purpose using the medium of Film Production, Brand Strategy Consultation & Photoshoot Production. His mission is to maximize these platforms to bring about the true essence of humanity and be one of the vessels to the voiceless, marginalized & underrepresented.
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
Reel Abilities Film Festival New York
New York City
2020
Official Selection
Dark Matter
2020 InShadow ScreenDance Film Festival
Lisbon
Official Selection
Dark Matter
2020 San Francisco Another Hole in the Head Film Festival
San Francisco, CA
Official Selection
Dark Matter
2020 Anatolia International Film Festival
Istanbul
Semi-Finalist
Dark Matter
Dumbo Film Festival
Brooklyn, New York
Nominee - Best Cinematography
Dark Matter
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
Nominee-Best Director
Dark Matter
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
Nominee- Best Experimental Short
Dark Matter
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
WINNER- Best Original Idea
Dark Matter
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
Official Selection
Dark Matter
2020 Moving Images videodance festival
Nicosia
WINNER- Best Art Direction (July 2020)
Dark Matter
2020 Frostbite International Indie Fest
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Best Editing
Dark Matter
Madras Independent Film Festival
Chennai
2nd place Experimental Short Film Category
Dark Matter
The Indie Gathering International Film Festival
Cleveland, Ohio
Award of Excellence- Special Mention
Dark Matter
Best Shorts Competition
La Jolla, California
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Short Films Category
Dark Matter
9th Season of World Film Carnival
Outstanding Achievement Award- Best Director Category
Dark Matter
2020 La Dolce Vita Cine Roma
Rome
Outstanding Achievement Award - Best Short Film Category
Dark Matter
2020 La Dolce Vita Cine Roma
Rome
WINNER - Best Experimental Short Category
Dark Matter
2020 Concepcion Independent Film Awards
Concepción, Bío Bío
WINNER- Best Film on Disability Issue Category
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Golden Galaxy Award
West Bengal
Winner-Silver Award
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Spotlight Documentary Film Awards
Atlanta, Georgia
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2021 Oaxaca Film Fest
Oaxaca
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 LifeArt Festival
Los Angeles, California
WINNER-Best Documentary
Amy's Victory Dance
2021 DunedIn International Film Festival
Dunedin, Florida
WINNER- Best Film on Disability Issue Category
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Jean Luc Godard Award
Kolkata
Winner (Silver)- Best Choreography
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Global Independent Film Awards
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Short Long World Festival
Corrientes
Semi-Finalist - Documentary Feature Category
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Courage Film Festival
Berlin
FINALIST
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Anatolia International Film Festival
Istanbul
WINNER - (Dis)Ability Theme
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Global Independent Film Awards
WINNER - Feature Documentary
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Global Independent Film Awards
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Global Health Film Festival
London
NOMINEE- Best Music
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
NOMINEE- Best Editing
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
WINNER- Best Message
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
WINNER- Best Documentary Feature
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 L-Dub Film Festival
Palm Beach, Florida
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Festival Inclús (Barcelona International Film Festival)
Barcelona
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Breaking down barriers (The International Disability Film Festival)
Moscow
Semi-Finalist (Disability Category)
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 Essex DocFest
Colchester, Essex
Official Selection
Amy's Victory Dance
2020 VIRTUAL REEL RECOVERY FILM FESTIVAL & Symposium
AWARD of MERIT-Disability Issues (August 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Accolade Global Film Competition
La Jolla, California
HONORABLE MENTION- Documentary Feature Category
Amy's Victory Dance
Madras Independent Film Festival
Chennai
SEMI-FINALIST (June 2020) -Documentary Feature Category
Amy's Victory Dance
Changing Face International Film Festival
Sydney
AWARD OF MERIT - Disability Issues (August 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
The IndieFest Film Awards
La Jolla, California
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - Documentary Films Category
Amy's Victory Dance
9th Season of World Film Carnival
Outstanding Achievement Award - Documentary Films Category ( May 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Tagore International Film Festival
West Bengal
Outstanding Achievement Award - Documentary Films Category (May 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Druk International Film Festival
Paro
WINNER- Films on Disability Issue Category (May 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Druk International Film Festival
Paro
WINNER- Films on Disability Issue Category (May 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Tagore International Film Festival
West Bengal
WINNER- Documentary Films Category (June 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Cult Critic Movie Awards
Kolkata
WINNER- Experimental Films Category (June 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Cult Critic Movie Awards
Kolkata
WINNER-Films on Disability Issue Category (June 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
Cult Critic Movie Awards
Kolkata
WINNER - Best Feature Film On Disability Issue Category (July 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
ISTANBUL FILM AWARDS
Istanbul
WINNER- Best Feature Documentary Category (July 2020)
Amy's Victory Dance
ISTANBUL FILM AWARDS
Istanbul
WINNER - Films on Disability Issue Category
Amy's Victory Dance
9th Season of World Film Carnival
WINNER (GOLD)- Films on Disability Issue Category
Amy's Victory Dance
33rd Season of Virgin Spring Cinefest
Kolkata
College
Harvard University Online Learning Initiative (Harvard X)
Certification on Rhetorics
2020
College
Central Michigan University
Graduate Degree credits towards Master of Science in Health Care Administration
20032007
College
Community College of the Air Force (Technical School at Sheppard AFB, Texas)
Health Services Management Apprenticeship Program
2001
College
U.S. Air Force Basic Military Training (Lackland Air Force Base, Texas)
2000
College
Emilio Aguinaldo College
Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy
19952000
Birth Date
October 12, 1977
Birth City
Balanga, Bataan (Philippines)
Current City
New York City
Height
5’’10”
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Asian
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Libra
" Be the change that you wish to see in the world. " - Mahatma Gandhi
My mission is to maximize my chosen platforms to help bring about the true essence of humanity and be one of the vessels to the voiceless, marginalized & underrepresented
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