About Us

Dark Slope champions the creation of break-through entertainment for television and immersive experiences.

Why we’re different

Founded by leaders in television and immersive entertainment

Dark Slope has been creating globally-distributed content as well as virtual and mixed reality games and experiences since 2018.

With expertise in building linear and immersive stories using Unreal Engine, Dark Slope has been recognized as a Realscreen Trailblazer for their impact on the scripted and unscripted industries (2023), and as a North America Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ (2022) and Canadian Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ (2022).

Our Leadership

Meet the visionaries leading Dark Slope: a diverse team of leaders from TV, gaming, and XR, bringing break-through storytelling to life across mediums.

Raja Khanna
Executive Chair

Raja is a media and technology founder, CEO, angel investor and board member. Formerly CEO, TV & Digital at Blue Ant Media, and Co-Founder of QuickPlay (sold to AT&T), Raja is the Executive Chair and Co-Founder of Dark Slope. He currently sits on the boards of the Canadian Film Centre and The Bentway and is a former member of the Board of Governors of OCAD University.

Raja Khanna
Executive Chair

Raja is a media and technology founder, CEO, angel investor and board member. Formerly CEO, TV & Digital at Blue Ant Media, and Co-Founder of QuickPlay (sold to AT&T), Raja is the Executive Chair and Co-Founder of Dark Slope. He currently sits on the boards of the Canadian Film Centre and The Bentway and is a former member of the Board of Governors of OCAD University.

Dan Fill
President

Dan is an international award winning creator and producer of entertainment programming across television, animation and games. He is the former Vice President of Decode Entertainment (now Wildbrain), Head of Multi Platform for ABC TV and Co-Founder of Bafta-nominated production company Chocolate Liberation Front, and currently serves as a Board Member of CASO.

Dan Fill
President

Dan is an international award winning creator and producer of entertainment programming across television, animation and games. He is the former Vice President of Decode Entertainment (now Wildbrain), Head of Multi Platform for ABC TV and Co-Founder of Bafta-nominated production company Chocolate Liberation Front, and currently serves as a Board Member of CASO.

Cormac Monaghan
CFO

Cormac joined Dark Slope in 2018 and heads up our Finance and Business Affairs functions. He is a CPA and holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. Prior to coming over to the Dark side, he held senior Finance positions with Warner Bros Canada, eOne, and Blue Ant Media.

Cormac Monaghan
CFO

Cormac joined Dark Slope in 2018 and heads up our Finance and Business Affairs functions. He is a CPA and holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. Prior to coming over to the Dark side, he held senior Finance positions with Warner Bros Canada, eOne, and Blue Ant Media.

Justin Cathcart
Head of Virtual Production

Justin leads Dark Slope’s Virtual Production department utilizing over 20 years of experience spanning traditional filmmaking, motion capture, animation, and information technology, including as Virtual Production Supervisor for networks including NBC, CBC and CTV. Justin is an active member of the Visual Effects Society (VES) and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and SMPTE’s On-Set Virtual Production Initiative.

Justin Cathcart
Head of Virtual Production

Justin leads Dark Slope’s Virtual Production department utilizing over 20 years of experience spanning traditional filmmaking, motion capture, animation, and information technology, including as Virtual Production Supervisor for networks including NBC, CBC and CTV. Justin is an active member of the Visual Effects Society (VES) and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and SMPTE’s On-Set Virtual Production Initiative.

Vikram Verma
Virtual Production Producer

With more than 18 years of experience in content production, Vikram Verma has a track record of delivering high-impact projects across a spectrum of industries, including Films, Advertising, and Special Venue Projects (Theme Parks and Location Based Entertainment) for several prestigious clients include Disney, Dreamworks, Amazon, BBC, Paramount+, Sony, Bioware, Square Enix, and Microsoft.

Vikram Verma
Virtual Production Producer

With more than 18 years of experience in content production, Vikram Verma has a track record of delivering high-impact projects across a spectrum of industries, including Films, Advertising, and Special Venue Projects (Theme Parks and Location Based Entertainment) for several prestigious clients include Disney, Dreamworks, Amazon, BBC, Paramount+, Sony, Bioware, Square Enix, and Microsoft.

Christine Thompson
Head of Animation Production

As the Head of Animation Production at Dark Slope, Christine spearheads the creation of cutting-edge animated television series and digital media projects, drawing on her diverse expertise across various forms of media production to elevate Dark Slope's creative endeavors. She has had the pleasure of working with renowned partners such as Secret Location, The Seuss Estate, PBS, Corus, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Scholastic, Aardman Animation and NBC Peacock.

Christine Thompson
Head of Animation Production

As the Head of Animation Production at Dark Slope, Christine spearheads the creation of cutting-edge animated television series and digital media projects, drawing on her diverse expertise across various forms of media production to elevate Dark Slope's creative endeavors. She has had the pleasure of working with renowned partners such as Secret Location, The Seuss Estate, PBS, Corus, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Scholastic, Aardman Animation and NBC Peacock.

Ken Thain
Senior Producer, Games

Ken is a critically acclaimed VR producer with a number of VR Game of the Year nominations. Previous to VR, Ken was a creative director in AAA game development on high profile franchises such as Mass Effect, DragonAge and Star Wars.

Ken Thain
Senior Producer, Games

Ken is a critically acclaimed VR producer with a number of VR Game of the Year nominations. Previous to VR, Ken was a creative director in AAA game development on high profile franchises such as Mass Effect, DragonAge and Star Wars.

Atoosa Mohajer
Development Executive

Atoosa leads the development of original IP projects for Dark Slope. For nearly a decade, Atoosa has brought projects to life with experience across all stages of production including development, pre-production, production, and post-production for series such as PJ Masks,My Little Pony: The Next Generation, Cupcake and Dinosaur and Tiny and Tall.

Atoosa Mohajer
Development Executive

Atoosa leads the development of original IP projects for Dark Slope. For nearly a decade, Atoosa has brought projects to life with experience across all stages of production including development, pre-production, production, and post-production for series such as PJ Masks,My Little Pony: The Next Generation, Cupcake and Dinosaur and Tiny and Tall.

Elizabeth Parker-Wanie
Studio Manager

Elizabeth brings studio management and film and television production experience to the fold.  As an Assistant Director she earned a DGC award for the David Cronenberg film “History of Violence”. Elizabeth also has a significant background in venue and live event management working in some of Toronto’s largest venues including Yonge-Dundas Square and Exhibition Place.  She has a firm grasp on the unique needs of productions and is keen to welcome Dark Slope clients to the new studios.

Elizabeth Parker-Wanie
Studio Manager

Elizabeth brings studio management and film and television production experience to the fold.  As an Assistant Director she earned a DGC award for the David Cronenberg film “History of Violence”. Elizabeth also has a significant background in venue and live event management working in some of Toronto’s largest venues including Yonge-Dundas Square and Exhibition Place.  She has a firm grasp on the unique needs of productions and is keen to welcome Dark Slope clients to the new studios.

Elevating Creative Communities

Dark Slope continues to invest in elevating skill sets and opportunities for creative communities through program collaborations. We believe that through collaboration and education, we propel our industry forward, pushing the boundaries of storytelling possibilities.

Learn more about our latest program collaboration here.

  • Elevate the quality of your production with expert producers and technical leaders
  • Save time and resources with virtual production and our LED volume production
  • Maximize efficiencies by making use of an Unreal Engine production pipeline
  • Leverage Dark Slope as co-investors or co-producers, leaning on our expertise in Canadian tax credits, treaty co-pros and regional incentives
  • Go Green with our environmentally-friendly production solutions
  • Develop immersive worlds that elevate TV and game productions

Our Values

Find Learning

Design for Wow

Work for Teamwork

Take Initiative

Interact with Transparency

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