Atul’s expertise has been utilized to develop original and branded properties in the international markets and currently shares his knowledge as a Professor at Mohawk College, recently developed a new program, "Multi-Media Storytelling", launching Fall 2020. Currently he's writing on two new Netflix series, "Ghee Happy" while developing/writing/story-editing a new show for Mattel, "Deepa & Anoop" now in production.
In recent years Atul has written and/or developed TV shows for majors such as NBC Kids, Disney Channel, Marvel, Cartoon Network, Discovery Channel, Mattel and Netflix.
Atul N. Rao is a writer/producer and performer for theatre, television and feature film in Toronto, Los Angeles, and India. Starting as a staff writer at Nelvana, he wrote for hits such as Babar, Carebears, Beetlejuice and Tintin. Atul toured with children's theatre and later joined a successful Toronto comedy troupe, “The Lost Tribe” as head writer/performer. Next was national television - 4 years as writer, producer and on-air performer for YTV.
Atul moved to Los Angeles when Fox Family Worldwide hired him to be Co-Executive Producer of their Interstitial programming. Atul co-produced and co-created four live-action hosted shows for Fox. Atul later co-created and developed concepts and pilots for Nick, Warner Brothers and Cartoon Network.
In 2002, Atul was recruited to Toonz Animation India in senior management where he helped them transform from a service company to international producer.
Atul produced a series for Marvel Animation, “Wolverine & the X-Men”. Prior to that, Atul produced a series for Disney Channel Asia, “Legends”. In addition, Atul writes freelance scripts for hit TV shows such as "League of Super Evil" and MARVEL'S "Super Hero Squad", "Wolverine". He also wrote Teletoon's, "1001 Nights", "Apollo's Pad", Disney's "Ella the Elephant" NBC's "Nina's World" and "Transformers: Rescue Bots."