Director / Production Designer
Hiroyasu Kobayashi is the CGI director and production designer for the Evangelion: New Theatrical Edition series, and is currently working on the fourth installment at Studio Khara. In 2015, Kobayashi directed the short film Cassette Girl as one of the lineup titles for Studio Khara's "Japan Animator Expo" project. It was featured in several film festivals, such as Seattle International Film Festival, Anima Mundi in Brazil, Toronto Animation Arts Festival International, and Canada International Film Festival. He also directed Gravity Rush: The Animation based on the popular video game, and The Big Turnip, a special short introducing the history of Studio Khara.