Air Date; August 2, 2013
Jaco Booyens – President & CEO After Eden Pictures / AE International
Executive – Dream vision SA Projects
Executive – African Development & Trust Company
Jaco is currently directing his latest film this week on teenage sex trafficking. Children are being kidnapped and sex trafficked in America and local members of the Dallas and Fort Worth area entertainment community are collaborating to stop it.
Jaco has a vast entertainment industry background with over 20 years of experience stretching across multiple genres of the industry. He serves After Eden Pictures (a film production studio) as President / CEO and God’s call on his life. Jaco is a member of the executive team of the “Dream Vision Company SA” and serves as co-project leader in South Africa, strengthening the link between the USA and South Africa Dream vision offices.
Jaco is very active in international economic development and political realms. He is also involved in socio economic and development projects on the Africa continent serving as an official bridge between the United States of America and Africa dealing in energy, infrastructure, health care and humanitarian efforts to develop African nations alongside the AU with his focus being his native country of South Africa.
To date Jaco has served as the Executive Director at the internationally recognized talent agency, Advantage Models & Talent which has worked with and developed such acts as Miley Cyrus, Chris Young and other actors and artists in major television and film productions. Jaco is the International presenter, talent scout and coach for the 31-year-old talent incubator company called AMTC. Jaco is an International faith based motivational speaker. He has managed athletes, artists, writers and musician, has an educational background in Sports Medicine and had a professional athletic career in both (rugby & American football). He is an active actor and has appeared in several motion pictures.
Jaco’s passion and integrity for God leads him to lead as well as serve on several International non-profit boards. Jaco, a South African native, resides in Dallas, TX with his wife Philipa Booyens an entertainment executive.