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, while developing projects with Camillion Ent. like "El Tabador" (prime time) and "Baby Faces" (drama)
In recent years Atul has written on 14 TV shows, from NBC Kids, Disney Channel, Marvel, Cartoon Network and Discovery Channel.
For 30 years, Atul N. Rao has been 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 animated 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 transform Toonz from a service company to international producer.
Atul developed a series for Marvel, "The Defenders" and produced a series for Marvel Animation, “Wolverine & the X-Men”. Prior to that, Atul produced a series for Disney Channel Asia, “Legends”. For the Indian market, Atul was story editor for Cartoon Network Asia's, “Tales of Lord Shiva”. 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" Sprout's "Nina's World" and "Transformers: Rescue Bots."