President /Creative Director
Pixeldust Studios

Ricardo Andrade

Ricardo Andrade is an Emmy award-winning television professional with a distinguished career in TV production, art direction, software development, and 3D animation. As the founder and President of Pixeldust Studios, Ricardo has established a premier communications and TV production company renowned for its innovative approach to visual storytelling. Under his leadership, Pixeldust Studios has consistently delivered high-caliber projects, captivating audiences worldwide.

Ricardo's journey in the entertainment industry began with a passion for creativity and technology. Over the years, he honed his skills, becoming a master of blending artistic vision with technical expertise. His work has earned him numerous accolades, including 17 Emmy Awards, and he continues to push the boundaries of what's possible in television and digital media. A testament to his innovative spirit is the expansion of Pixeldust into software development, producing mobile apps, games, websites, AR, and VR interactives. Before Pixeldust, Ricardo was the Art and Animation Director at National Geographic Television, where he delivered countless successful and innovative projects.

Beyond his professional achievements, Ricardo is an avid car enthusiast, skilled photographer, and dedicated gamer. He has traveled extensively, drawing inspiration from diverse cultures and experiences around the globe. As an early adopter of technologies, he enjoys testing and reviewing products and sharing his insights with a broader audience.

Ricardo's ultimate goal is to grow Pixeldust Studios into an international company, leveraging his unique blend of creativity, technical prowess, and business acumen to achieve new heights of success.



Work Experience

Pixeldust Studios, President and Creative Director National Geographic television, Art and Animation Director Digital FX Inc., Visual Effects Supervisor

Film Credits

Skills & Titles

Director, Creative Director, Art Director, Visual Effects Supervisor, Producer and Editor


42 Emmy Nominations 17 Emmy Awards New York Festival medals 3 AAF Best of Show