Fabio Jafet is an Emmy Award-Winning Director based in New York City. Jafet is best known for his ability to direct a wide array of eclectic projects such as; Directing the controversial doc ‘Waking Up Dead’, Editing #1 Music Video on YouTube in 2009, Producing the Emmy Award-winning documentary, “Assignment Afghanistan’, Exec Producing/Writing the Source Awards Pre-Show and Directing the Jersey Shore Cast for Enrique Iglesias' MTV VMA nominated video, ‘I Like It’.
He's worked with various artists such as; Pitbull, Hotel Diablo, Enrique Iglesias, Flo Rida, Lil' Wayne, Britney Spears, Gus G. (Ozzy) Thrown Into Exile, Freshman Hero, KISS, Slayer and many more. In addition, he produced the Latin Grammy Pre-Show, Exec-Produced the Source Awards Pre-Show and produced other major events and documentaries.
Prior to Film/Music, Fabio traveled the world covering headline grabbing events as a journalist, winning 9 Emmys for his work. Some of the major events he covered in news include; Multiple trips to Cuba, Yitzhak Rabin Assassination, Oklahoma City Bombing, 1996 Olympics, OJ Simpson Trial, Gianni Versace Murder, Afghanistan War and many more. He's held management positions as Executive Producer of Special Projects & News Programming and Chief Photographer. He's worked at CBS News, Newspath, WSVN, CBS and NBC stations in Miami & NYC. He was the first to bring Final Cut Pro (V3) to Broadcast News and went on to consult for Apple on FCP 4.
In addition, he's worked with Tom Holland (Child's Play) on an original horror series, shot stills for A list Rock Stars, Junker Designs and edited the award winning docs; Fatboy and Facing The Habit.
Jafet is supported by Gibson Guitars & Junker Designs. In his spare time he donates his time as a guest lecturer at Universities and models for Junker Designs.