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Pixeldust Studios is an award-winning, animation studio, interactive media design and full service video production company with 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 Augmented Reality and games, 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 VR 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

MEMBERSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS

  • 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, 541613
  • DUNS 174220116
  • CAGE 5M5Y4
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Our Clients

Television & Film

Showtime • A&E Television Networks • Animal Planet • Discovery Channel • National Geographic Television • Discovery Latino • History Channel • Investigation Discovery • Military Channel • Morena/Lyons Productions • MSNBC • CuriosityStream • NatGeo Wild • NBC • NHNZ • BigFish Entertainment • PBS • Smithsonian Channel • Speed Channel • Spike TV • TLC • Tru TV • Red Rock Films • Infocus Asia Pte. • Xtreme Media • G4 • RL – TV • HGTV • Travel Channel • ITV • Sirens Media • Left Field Entertainment • Blue Bear Films

Corporate

VISA • Alaska Airlines • Benelli USA • WebMD • Business Media Partners • Carlyle Group • Carus Publishing • Luxury Card • Computer Technology Services, Inc. • Crosby Marketing • EVS Communications • Global Advertising Strategies, Inc. • Hendricks Investment Holdings • HistoriVision • LM&O Advertising • Red Bank Veterinary Hospital • Social Cloud Holdings, LLC • Unilever • Viva Creative • Nanomech • Planet3

Institutions, nonprofits & museums

NIH • NIA • Cornell University • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation • Doha Film Institute • Holocaust Museum • Smithsonian Air & Space Museum • The British Museum • United Nations • 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 • IUCN

News

Pixeldust Studios Expands Creative Production Capabilities, and Launches Hispanic Market Division

Emmy Award Winning Producer Lori Butterfield is Named Senior VP, Creative Content & Development Bethesda, MD –(SPW)–  Pixeldust Studios, a multi-award winning digital animation and broadcast design studio, is expanding its creative production capabilities to now include providing clients with innovative script-to-screen video production and interactive design. While animation and visual effects will remain at […]

PIXELDUST WINS SILVER AND BRONZE TELLY AWARDS

Pixeldust Studios has been awarded a Silver Telly Award for excellence in Animation and a Bronze Telly Award for excellence in Advertising & Promotion during the 34th Telly award competition. Both Awards were for National Geographic’s Specials  Alien Deep with Bob Ballard. Pixeldust used 3D animation to create an immersive journey through the depths of […]

PIXELDUST WINS TWO AWARDS AT 2013 NEW YORK FESTIVALS

Pixeldust Studios was awarded the Gold World Medal at the 2013 New York Festivals. This award is for our work on the NOVA series, Fabric of the Cosmos, combining over 1,000 visual effects, green screen shots, 2d and 3d animations, and digital sets to create imagery for over 80% of each episode. Our work in […]

PIXELDUST STUDIOS WINS 2013 CINE SPECIAL JURY AWARD

Pixeldust Studios is honored to receive the 2013 CINE Special Jury Award for our work creating the National Geographic Education Website Open. In addition, two other Special Jury Awards were given in which Pixeldust contributed significant graphic work, for the films Harvest of Empire, and Cracking the Genetic Code. Click for more…

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