Henry-Alex Rubin studied film at Phillips Academy, Andover and Columbia University.
The son of a French mother and noted art historian James H. Rubin, he spent his life between Europe and the United States.
Rubin directed the film Who is Henry Jaglom? produced Freestyle, which won Best Documentary at the Woodstock, LAIFF and Urbanworld Film Festivals.
Rubin was mentored by James Mangold directing the Second Unit on several films including Cop Land and Girl, Interrupted. He co-directed Murderball with Dana Adam Shapiro. Murderball won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for a Best Documentary Academy Award.
Rubin directs commercials for Smuggler, shooting campaigns for brands such as Adidas, Volvo, Samsung, AT&T and Coca Cola. Rubin directed several landmark campaigns including "Whopper Freakout" for Burger King and "Pizza Turnaround" for Dominos and was named one of the top 5 most award-winning commercial directors in the world with 22 Cannes Lions and 5 Clios in the past four years.