Thompson becomes Head of Animation Production at Dark Slope after joining the company in 2018, with over 17 years of experience in animation production. She oversees high profile animated television series and interactive projects.
30 JUNE 2022 (TORONTO, ON) — Dark Slope, the Toronto-based virtual production and metaverse gaming company, today announces the promotion of Christine Thompson to Head of Animation Production. After leading production on the hit Peacock childrens’ TV series Babble Bop!, recently renewed for its second season, Christine will continue to play a vital role in the evolution of Dark Slope’s virtual animation production pipeline.
Joining the company in 2018 as a producer, Christine has overseen 3D animation and motion capture animation projects, as well as asset preparation for immersive projects in Unreal Engine. She has worked on multiple projects including Babble Bop! on Peacock, Secret Locations’ Waking Wonderland immersive AR experience, and Nickelodeon’s Ready Set Dance 2 among many others.
Before Dark Slope, her impressive portfolio includes award winning productions such as Total Drama: Pahkitew Island, which won best Kids 2-11 Series at the 2015 Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards, as well as household staples Clifford the Big Red Dog, Nickelodeon’s Bunsen is a Beast, and Fairly Odd Parents.
This appointment comes as Dark Slope continues to expand its digital production portfolio, emerging as a leading producer of kids’ animation in Canada, alongside continued growth in the virtual reality and gaming sectors.
Christine Thompson, Head of Animation Production at Dark Slope comments: “It has been an incredible experience working with such talented people, building the company from the ground level and making our name at the cutting edge of virtual production technology. There is so much potential still to unlock, and we can’t wait to show the world what’s next!”
Dan Fill, President of Dark Slope Studios comments: “As Dark Slope continues to expand and diversify its virtual production portfolio, Christine has been doing incredible work growing and supporting our Animation projects since day one. We’re absolutely delighted to see her continue to lead and grow the team, as we fulfil our great ambitions for Dark Slope going forward.”
Christine will be in attendance at Kidscreen Summit 2022, from July 18th – 21st alongside the Dark Slope team. Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to book a meeting with anyone at the team.
About Dark Slope
Founded in 2018, Dark Slope pushes the boundaries of multi-sensory entertainment center spectacles, virtual reality experiences, immersive games, and motion capture-driven virtual production for television. From its 8000 square foot studio, Dark Slope leverages its warehouse-scale virtual production stage with proprietary pipeline, tools, workflows and game-engine technology in order to bring stories to life in new ways. Based in Toronto, and with a global workforce, Dark Slope combines advanced technologies with compelling storytelling to reimagine the future of entertainment. Visit https://darkslope.com/ to learn more.