Hylton Tannenbaum began shooting films when he was 10 years old, using his Dad’s Super 8mm film camera and casting his family, friends and pets in his movies.

After getting a BA Degree followed by a Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising & Marketing from The AA School of Advertising (where he finished cum laude), Hylton realized his lifelong dream of studying filmmaking at The London Film School.

While at film school Hylton won the prestigious Kodak Student Film award for best student commercial, launching his career as a director.

Hylton’s work has won several awards, most recently his work for CANSA ‘Testi-monials’ won 2 Silver CannesLions, a Silver Clio, 3 Gold Loeries and a Ciclope Film Craft Award.

Hylton has directed over 250 commercials and has built up a diverse range of directing abilities but favors performance, comedy and storytelling. His professional approach, easy going nature and quirky sense of humor has ensured that he is always in demand the world over.