Fabio Jafet is an award-winning Director with 9 Emmy’s under his belt and an appetite for creative and eclectic projects. His vast credits include: the controversial critically acclaimed feature documentary ‘Waking Up Dead’ (director), the most watched music video on YouTube in 2009 - Pitbull’s ‘I Know You Want Me’ with over 200 million views (editor), the Emmy award-winning documentary, “Assignment Afghanistan’ (producer/editor) and Enrique Iglesias' MTV Music Video Award nominated video, ‘I Like It’ (2nd Unit Director).
As a Director/Editor Jafet has worked on music videos, artist DVD's, EPK’s & commercials with artists such as; Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, The Jersey Shore cast, Flo Rida, Lil' Wayne, Britney Spears, Children Of Bodom, Skid Row, Coyote Theory, Hyro Da Hero, Temple Of Brutality, The Toadies, Billy Blue, Nicola Fasano, Gus G. from Ozzy Osbourne, Britney Spears and many more. He also directed & wrote, ESP Guitars' artist commercial campaign for 2011.
As a producer, Fabio produced the first Latin Grammy Pre-Show held in Miami for CBS and also Source Awards Pre-Show(exec produced) for UPN. While working in broadcast news he produced the Emmy award winning documentary 'Assignment Afghanistan'.
Other credits include working as an editor with director/writer Tom Holland (Child's Play, Fright Night) on a horror series titled '5 or Die' and the TV Pilot 'Driven' starring Patrick Bergin & Cindy Taylor. Editing the award winning documentaries 'Fatboy' & 'Facing The Habit'.
Prior to being a director, Fabio enjoyed decorated broadcast news career as a producer/photojournalist winning 9 Emmy Awards in various categories. He has worked for CBS News, CBS Newspath and NBC, FOX and CBS owned and operated stations in Miami & New York City. He has covered major news events such as; Undercover assignments to Cuba, the Yitzhak Rabin Assassination in Israel, the Oklahoma City Bombing, the 1996 Olympic Park Bombing, the OJ Simpson Trial and countless others.