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KODE SIGN ROBBIE SAMUELS.
1 April 2022

Whether you know him by his real name or as superrocketman, Robbie Samuels is a force to be reckoned with. A director, screenwriter, and published author, he now joins Kode for UK representation.

The Londoner has made a string of eclectic commercials over the years, with toy dinosaurs, Premier League footballers, and furry children peppered throughout his reel. When Samuels finds time in his busy schedule, he directs Vimeo Staff Picks like 2018's 'Hip Hop Cafe'.

Functioning as both a sharp comedy and a sincere homage to the golden age of hip hop, the flm's dialogue comprises lines from different genre classics (bonus points to anyone who can identify them all). It's a strong calling card for Samuels, who believes Kode are the team he's been waiting for.


"I spent a long time considering which production company I wanted to join," Samuels explains." I love the vibe, energy and work Kode are producing right now and the people. I think we'll be a great match and I am hugely excited to become the newest member of the Kode family."

He's met by head of new business Dan Mallerman, who says: "When Robbie agreed to join Kode it was with great satisfaction as he and I have talked for some two years now, if not longer, and I have long admired his work but also Robbie the person.

"We immediately got on, whether taking the mickey out of each other's football clubs or our shared love of certain films. We are all excited to see what the future can bring us working together."


To learn more about Robbie Samuels, ring Kode's Leanne Tarvin on 020 8133 5633 or email leanne.tarvin@kodemedia.com.

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