Stardust Names Josh Libitsky Executive Producer

Production industry veteran Josh Libitsky has assumed Executive Producer responsibilities at bi-coastal production company Stardust following three years as Head of Production.

Press Release from Stardust

Santa Monica, CA - July 26, 2011 - Production industry veteran Josh Libitsky has assumed Executive Producer responsibilities at bi-coastal production company Stardust following three years as Head of Production. With over a decade of experience, a strong background in live action and motion graphics, and an innate ability to adapt to ever changing project demands, Libitsky has been a valuable asset since joining Stardust, personally producing over 100 projects for the company to date.

Prior to teaming up with Stardust in 2008, Libitsky launched the Inner Circle Collective with a number of talented directors in New York. As Executive Producer, he oversaw operations while further honing his proficiency in production techniques. Libitsky also freelanced at many shops in New York. He started his career in production at Brand New School where he spent five years as a Senior Producer.

"Working at Stardust has been a fantastic experience thus far and I'm looking forward to taking it to the next level," said Libitsky. "Moving into the EP role was a natural progression, and I'm completely blown away by the level of creative and the talent that I get to work with day in and day out."

"I've been working on and off with Josh for over ten years," said Jake Banks, founder of Stardust. "He's built a great rapport with clients and the talent, and everyone here loves him, so moving into the EP role will be totally seamless.

Libitsky is based in Stardust's new Santa Monica headquarters, which boasts a 8,000 square foot studio set up to accommodate their expanding team of directors, animators, producers and designers. He is currently working on projects for T-Mobile, Coke Zero, and Mercedes, among others.

About Stardust StudiosStardust is a visually driven production company with offices in Santa Monica and New York that specializes in design, motion graphics and live-action. Its collective of designers, illustrators, animators, VFX artists, directors and filmmakers continually redefine creativity for commercial, on-air, music video and experiential projects. Led by Founder and Creative Director Jake Banks, Stardust is characterized by an authentic voice and willingness to experiment. The studio has worked with the globe's top ad agencies and brands on projects for HP, Nike, Sony, AT&T, Honda, Shell, Nissan, Ford, IBM, Nokia, Adidas, BMW, NYSE, LG and Microsoft, among many others. For more information, please visit http://www.stardust.tv.

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