Founded by A&S alumnus, Raja Khanna (BSc 1993), Dark Slope, a Toronto-based virtual production and metaverse gaming company, and Insight Productions, a Canadian production company, have today announced a partnership to develop original competition formats for a new era of metaverse entertainment.
According to the companies, the projects will utilize cutting-edge virtual production technologies to elevate the reality television genre and to produce a range of formats for both children and adults. Production on the first project is set to begin later this year.
Dark Slope announced its ‘Hyperreality Initiative’ late last year, which is set to produce a new form of immersive, experiential television and “blur the lines between the real world and the digital one.” Dark Slope stated that it will combine its game design capabilities with visual effects rendered in Unreal Engine, advanced haptic feedback, as well as camera, hand, face and object tracking in order to push the boundaries of what is possible in television.
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