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.
Fabio Jafet 2016 Demo Reel
Added on 3/1/2016
This is my updated reel for 2016. It includes my work in the music industry, commercials, documentaries, major award shows, reality shows, scripted film and TV shows. Individual segments will be made available upon request. Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Project titles & descriptions in order of appearance:
00:00 - 00:07 - KISS - Last show speech given by Doc McGhee to the band. CBS News - Producer/Camera
00:08 - 00:15 - Intro GFX
00:16 - 00:21 - DieFast 'Handsome' - Music Video - Editor
00:22 - 00:27 - Skid Row 'Under The Skin' - Artist DVD - Director/Producer/Writer
00:27 - 00:31 - Pitbull 'Hotel Room Service' Music Video - 2nd Unit Director
00:32 - 00:34 - Lil' Wayne 'Get A Life' 'Da Da Da' - Music Videos - Main Camera
00:35 - 00:38 - Pitbull 'I Know You Want Me' #1 Music Video 2009 (300 million views) - Editor
00:39 - 00:41 - Enrique Iglesias ft. Pitbull 'I Like It' 2010 MTV Nominated Best Dance Video - 2nd Unit Director
00:42 - 00:45 - Flo Rida ft. Akon 'Available' - Music Video - Editor
00:45 - 00:48 - Billy Blue - EPK - Director/Producer/Editor
00:48 - 00:50 - Britney Spears - Reality Show Pilot - Director Of Photography
00:50 - 00:53 - Children Of Bodom - 'Not Dead Yet' - Unreleased Music Video - Director
00:53 - 00:59 - Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne) - ESP Guitars Commercial - Director/Writer/Editor
00:57 - 01:00 - Hotel Diablo 'Psycho California' - Music Video - Director/Camera/Editor
01:00 - 01:02 - Thrown Into Exile 'Not Alone' - Director/Camera/Editor
01:02 - 01:05 - Five Finger Death Punch (Jason Hook) - Gibson Guitars Ad - Director/Camera
01:05 - 01:10 - KISS 'The Last Kiss' - CBS News Segment - Producer/Camera *Emmy Award For Producing
01:10 - 01:18 - Slayer (Jeff Hanneman) ESP Guitar App Exclusive - Producer/Editor
01:19 - 01:24 - Temple Of Brutality 'Lethal Agenda' - Music Video - Director/Camera/Editor
01:24 - 01:28 - Waking Up Dead - Documentary Feature - Director/Producer/Writer/Editor
01:28 - 01:34 - Latin Grammys Pre-Show - CBS Network - Producer
01:35 - 01:45 - Source Awards Pre-Show - UPN Network - Executive Producer/Lead Writer
01:46 - 01:52 - The Lego Flash Goes To Vegas - Short Film - Director/Writer
01:53 - 01:59 - The ESP Guitars iPhone App - Designed GUI/User Experience/Produced Exclusive Content
02:00 - 02:07 - Assignment Afghanistan - CBS News Documentary - Producer/Editor* Emmy Award Editing
02:08 - 02:17 - Tom Holland's Driven - TV Drama Pilot - Editor
02:18 - 02:21 - Fatboy The Movie - Documentary Feature - Editor
02:22 - 02:26 - Viewfinders - CBS Original Show - Creator/Executive Producer - *Emmy Award - Original Program
02:26 - 02:43 - Tom Holland's 5 Or Die - Horror Web Series - Editor
02:44 - 02:48 - End Titles
02:49 - 02:56 - Paul Stanley from KISS says goodbye....