About Us

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


  • 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

Senior Team

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


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



SILVER SPRING, Md., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The new documentary series Ancient Earth, premiering today on CuriosityStream, takes viewers on an extraordinary journey back in time to an era when ferocious saber-toothed carnivores, terrifying 40-foot sharks and massive dinosaurs dominated our planet. The original three-part series is presented in stunning 4K Ultra-HD featuring cinematic-quality, incredibly […]


BY COURTNEY PETER The Emmy Awards, the highest honor bestowed by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, annually recognize excellence in television production across various sectors of the industry, including entertainment, news, documentary and sports programming, as well as craft categories. Samar Shool, who holds an M.F.A. in computer animation from Academy of […]

A Curious World: The Bronze Age Produced and animated by Pixeldust Studios

Pixeldust Studios created more than 75 original animations for a three-part original series entitled A CURIOUS WORLD about the Bronze Age. The new series airs on CuriosityStream, the nonfiction SVOD service launched by Discovery founder John Hendricks earlier this year. A CURIOUS WORLD: THE BRONZE AGE covers 2,000 years of history in the Aegean/Mediterranean, Egypt […]

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