At Pixeldust Studios, we know just how to make your projects fly!




About Us

Pixeldust Studios is an award-winning, full service digital, design and interactive company with an expertise in creative intelligence and a focus on delivering exceptional client service. Located in Metro Washington, D.C. and New York City, our world-class roster of editorial and design talent commands the latest technological tools to visualize and execute your project.

Founded by Ricardo and Elizabeth Andrade in 2004, Pixeldust’s global client portfolio ranges from broadcast television and entertainment to corporate clients, retail, museums, nonprofit, academic, research and scientific institutions and organizations.

We love what we do because every new job presents its own unique set of challenges… whether it’s reconstructing archaeological remains of ancient civilizations, creating an engage advertising campaign or developing a cool, new web app. Bottom line… we’d love to apply our talents to your next project and bring your story to life in the most engaging way possible.

Professional Awards

Over 90 national and international awards, including:

  • Twelve Emmy Awards
  • Thirty-seven Emmy Award Nominations
  • Seven New York Festival World Medals
  • Numerous Telly Awards
  • Several AAF Best-of-Show Awards 
and Special Judges Awards


  • Visual Effects Society
  • American Advertising Federation
  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Women in Film & Video
  • Minority Certification MDDC CR15769
  • NAICS codes 541430, 541490,512110,512191,512199,519130,517919
  • DUNS 174220116
  • CAGE 5M5Y4

Senior Team

Our Clients

Television & Film

A&E Television Networks • Animal Planet • Discovery Networks • Discovery Latino • History Channel • Investigation Discovery • Military Channel • Morena/Lyons Productions • MSNBC • National Geographic Television • NatGeo Wild • NBC • NHNZ • Pipeline39 • PBS • Smithsonian Channel • Speed Channel • Spike TV • TLC • Tru TV


Benelli USA • Business Media Partners • Carlyle Group • Carus Publishing • Computer Technology Services, Inc. • Crosby Marketing • EVS Communications • Global Advertising Strategies, Inc. • Hendricks Investment Holdings • HistoriVision • Infocus Asia Pte. • LM&O Advertising • Red Bank Veterinary Hospital • Social Cloud Holdings, LLC • Unilever • Viva Creative

Institutions, nonprofits & museums

Cornell University • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation • Doha Film Institute • Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa • Howard Hughes Medical Institute • National Geographic Missions • Inter-American Development Bank • NOAA • The Nature Conservancy • National Museum of the American Indian • National Democratic Institute • Population Services International • National Coalition to Save Our Mall • Smithsonian Air & Space Museum • The British Museum • United Nations • Water Filters for Kenya


Looking for a Senior 3D Animator Generalist

Pixeldust Studios is looking for a 3D Generalist Animator to join our team!  The ideal candidate should be creative and passionate about good work, able to manage their time efficiently in order to handle multiple projects, motivated, able to work well under tight deadlines, take direction easily, and learn quickly in a creative work environment, […]

Pixeldust Studios Animates Remarkable Journey By NASA’s “New Horizons” Spacecraft, Featured In New Documentary Film “The Year of Pluto”

For “The Year of Pluto,” Pixeldust Studios had to render more than 10,000 frames for the entire Kuiper Belt sequence, which ran nearly 6-minutes long. The company deployed its robust render farm for this monumental task which was  comprised of 70-80 render nodes running Intel i-7 processors with 12-16 GB of RAM. Renderer used was […]

Do you have a Curious Mind?

  Pixeldust Studios is pleased to be part of today’s launch of CuriosityStream, a new SVOD service focused on high-quality, educational programming created by Discovery Channel Founder John Hendricks.  Our original 15-episode series, A Curious World, seeks to answer some of life’s most compelling questions: Why do we dream? What’s the universe made of? and Can we ever […]

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