Eran Hilleli is an animation director currently based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Fascinated by simple shapes and fantastical worlds, Eran likes work that allows plenty of room for interpretation. A graduate from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, his work opens the door to faraway lands and mysterious characters inspired by folk tales, Japanese animation from the 80s, and early video game aesthetics. Eran is currently a director at Hornet, the NYC based animation production company, where he continues to showcase his talent for beautifully styled animation and cinematic flair. His works have been screened in festivals around the world and received numerous awards.