Cinegestix operates out of Cape Town, South Africa.

Cinegestix Visual Effects is headed up by Hilton Treves and his dedicated team with a combined experience of over 45 years of working in visual effects.

Cinegestix is designed to take advantage of the talent pool across the world. With partners in South Africa, USA, Canada, India and New Zealand.

No project is too small or too big. From TV commercials to Feature films. Specialized projects including AR, VR and all the R’s in-between…

Cinegestix features 2 x Flame Suites (still the best), Full Resolve, Houdini, Maya, Nuke, Fusion, PF Track, 100 Camera photogrammetry stage and an Xsens Portable motion capturesystem.

Lidar scanning with Leica P40 and Leica BLK360, Kick ass Render Farm with Redshift and Mantra renderers, and a team of highly skilled artists.

Our services include concept art, storyboarding, editing, modelling, photogrammetry, drone photography, VFX, animation, grading and compositing as well as on set supervision.

Hilton Treves

Senior Visual Effects Supervisor

With over 27 years of experience, Hilton’s areas of expertise include VFX Supervision, VFX Direction, LIDAR scanning, Cyber Scanning, Aerial LIDAR scanning and Virtual Reality development.

His recent longform projects include the VFX Supervisor for the Disney/ ABC Series ”Of Kings & Prophets”, On-set supervisor for Scott Stewart : Dominion, and Adam Sandler’s Blended.

He has won numerous awards for his commercials work as VFX supervisor at Black Ginger, The Refinery, Spin Productions and Digital Directions.

He supervises film shoots and produces 3D Animation and VFX work for Film, TV, Digital, as well as VR.


Topsy “Selinah” / Black Ginger : Cannes Gold Lion / Bronze Lion : Loerie Awards

Allan Gray “Legend” / Black Ginger : Cannes Bronze Lion

Investec Fork / The Refinery : Visual effects : Silver Shark award
Visual effects & Cinematography : New York Festival Awards

Bakers: Precious Biscuits / Black Ginger : Gold Award : New York Film and Television Awards
Silver Statue : London International Awards Festival / Animation Craft Certificate : Loerie Awards

Clover: Way Better / Shy The Sun / Black Ginger : First Place Golden Statuette : Mobius Awards
Best International Animation : Infocom EME Awards

M-Net: Firefly & Ladybug / Shy The Sun / Black Ginger : Campaign Craft Certificate, Animation : Loerie Awards

Telkom 8ta / Black Ginger : Loerie Awards

Chicken Licken Return of the craving / Black Ginger : Loerie Awards

Vodacom summer / Black Ginger : Loerie Awards

Ribena / Shy The Sun / Black Ginger : Finalist : Loerie Awards

BMW Land-speed / The Refinery : Loerie Awards

Metro FM Chess Move / The Refinery : Loerie Awards

I am Beat / The Refinery : Loerie Awards / AEAF

Halls / Black Ginger : Loerie Awards

Standard bank sh-boom / Black Ginger : Loerie Awards

Investec Chess / The Refinery : Loerie Awards

Toyota dust / Digital Directions : Loerie Awards

Toyota power steering / Digital Directions : Loerie Awards / Olie Awards

BMW 6 series launch / The Refinery : Loerie Awards

Sea Harvest Penguins / The Refinery : Loerie Awards

Tim Goodwin

Post Production Producer

Tim started his career in Soho London as a runner. He became an editor after assisting great editors such as Tim Waddell and Marc Mendes da Costa, and worked at SVC, VTR, MGMM, Carlton TV (St Johns Wood).

He has 30 years editing experience. 10 years in music video’s and concerts, including Queen, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Genesis, Guns and Roses in London and LA.

He has spent 20 years travelling the world editing TV commercials, and has spent the last 5 years breaking into TV drama and TV documentaries.

He recently edited ground breaking documentaries series’s Origins and One Strange Rock for National Geographic as well as the launch film for The Bloodhound SSC world land speed record attempt scheduled for Oct 18.

Tim is a passionate and creative storyteller in whatever genre. Having worked with the best music video and commercials directors, he maximises this experience and drive to deliver great results in prompt time.

He cuts on Avid and is also utilising his experience as a Post Production Producer on projects.



 The Borrowers for Working Title films

 The Perfect Wave

The Iris Warriors


Son of Her Tears

Samson for Pureflix


Dominion season 2 for SyFy

Origins for National Geographic

One Strange Rock for National Geographic

The Bloodhound SSC launch film