An artist, an entrepreneur and a director of animation. Originally from Israel, after 26 years in the US, Royi moved in 2011 to Japan and now is working and living in Osaka. Royi’s artwork has been displayed in several museums and galleries throughout the world, including the permanent collection of the Guggenheim Museum. In 2010 Royi become one of the management team of “Move to Learn Apps” with Columbia University in New York. In 2006 Akavia created and founded Howl-larious, an animation company that provides a truly one-of-a-kind Art Talking, Pet Talking and Online Ads. In 2005 Royi founded Little Director. This program enables to bring children’s drawings to life. Little Director was awarded numerous animation awards for its work. In 1999 Akavia creates “Cydonia”, an animated short film intended to teach children the benefits of keeping our planet clean and pollution-free.