About Me

Hakeem Onilogbo (Hakeem Effect)

Hakeem Onilogbo Popularly known as Hakeem Effect was born on the 5th of March, 1978. He is the C.E.O of Tricks International Limited. 

Tricks International Limited is a special effects company servicing many Nollywood Productions in Nigeria. HFX Studio is under the management body of Tricks International Limited, It is a Brand that is currently changing the face of West Africa Film Industry through creative development in special effects makeup and pyrotechnics.

Our vision is to bridge the gap between western world and west Africa in terms of special effects in entertainment Industry

Multiple Award Winning Special Effects Makeup Artist

Due to Hakeem Effect’s Impact in Nollywood Industry, He has won several awards both at home and abroad. These Awards Include 

African Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) 2017/2018 – Best Make-Up

Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) 2016/2017 and 2019

The Nollywood and African Critis Award USA (NAFCA) 2012

The Golden Movie Award Ghana and Falcon Award Ghana 2017

Worked on Top Nollywood Movies

Hakeem Effect works Speak for themselves, He has done special effects and pyrotechnics in movies like:

King of Boys 1, The Return of King (King of Boys 2), Omo Ghetto THE SAGA, Voiceless, Oloibiri, Soldiers Story 1 & 2, Sugar Rush, Shanty Town, She Must be Obeyed, Black Book, Gang of Lagos, Lugard and many More…

Along With TV Series like:

Ebony TV – Blood Sisters, Death and King’s Horsemen e.t.c

TV Commercials Like:

Copa Cocacola (Transformation of J.J Okocha), Airtel Lost (Transformation of Gabriel Afolayan). e.t.c.

Music Videos Like:

Burna Boy – Question, Falz Experience

Featured On

Watch my Interview With BBC Pidgin

Hakeem Effect is the First special effects make-up artist in West Africa to be recognized and Interviewed by BBC Africa

My Works

We have created a lot of effects you might be familiar with from popular Nollyword movies. Feel free to check the out