Hylton has built up a diverse range of directing abilities but favours performance, humour and storytelling. He has picked up several awards over the years. Most recently, his CANSA ‘Testimonals’ work won at Cannes (two Silver Lions) and The Loeries (three Golds, two Silvers and a Bronze). He is currently based in Cape Town and owns a production service company that NERD use on regular basis. He as done docu style films which have featured local sports heroes as per example below and international celebrities, Bear Grylls.