Brazilian-born Fabio Jafet is an Emmy Award-winning director based in Los Angeles and New York, with a unique list of credits: directing/editing music videos with Pitbull, KISS, Lil Wayne, Enrique Iglesias, Flo Rida, and Skid Row; producing/directing the documentaries “Waking Up Dead” and “Assignment Afghanistan,” winning an Emmy Award for the latter; producing the Latin Grammy Awards Pre-Show and Source Awards Pre-Show; and working with Horror Legend Tom Holland (Child’s Play, Fright Night).
Prior to his directing career, Fabio spent over a dozen years trotting the globe as a journalist in broadcast news, winning nine Emmy Awards and covering big stories like the O.J. Simpson trial, the Papal visit to Cuba, the 1996 Olympics, the Gianni Versace Murder, and assignments in the Middle East, to name a few. He has worked at CBS News, Newspath, WSVN, and CBS and NBC stations in Miami and New York. While at CBS Miami, he created the show ‘Viewfinders,’’ which won 50+ Emmys for his staff. His connections with network news will be instrumental once GQ has results worthy of making world news.
Jafet proudly wears “Hardwear” by Junker Design and moonlights as a guest speaker at Universities inspiring future filmmakers. Reel: vimeo.com/fabiojafetdirector/2015reel; IMDB: imdb.com/name/nm1823236/; see also Fabiojafet.tumblr.com and fabiojafet.com
- Location: Brazil
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