Rubén Peralta Rigaud was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1980. He is currently living in Miami, Florida. Doctor in Medicine by profession, and writer of cinematographic reviews. He was the host of a daily radio show named CineastaRadio for three years, as well as a collaborator of the Cineasta print magazine since 2010 and editor/writer of the portal cocalecas.net. Currently, apart from the two mentioned Medias, he collaborates for the Mexican websites Cultura Colectiva and SensaCine. Also for the digital newspaper Nota Clave and for the film section of the printed newspaper Listin Diario, both located in the Dominican Republic.
He is also a member of the OFCS (Online Film Critics Society), FFCC (Florida Film Critics Circle), BFCA(Broadcast Film Critics Association), ICS (International Cinephile Society), FIPRESCI and Rotten Tomatoes approved critic.