TV Access Project - Who's who?

TAP Logo

TAP is an alliance of ten of the UK’s biggest broadcasters and streamers.  These members have committed to the principles of TAP (including the 5As) and contribute by providing senior leadership to participate in workstreams as well as providing funding for key work.

They are:

Amazon Prime Video, BBC, Britbox, Channel 4, Disney, ITV, Paramount, Sky, STV & UKTV ​ ​  ​
Amazon Prime Video, BBC, Britbox, Channel 4, Disney, ITV, Paramount, Sky, STV & UKTV ​ ​ ​


The following 8 associate members are also a vital part of TAP. They contribute to workstreams, are strongly encouraged to commit to the principles and protocols, and can provide funding if they wish.

BBC Studios, BSLBT, ITV Studios, Netflix, Sky Sports, Sky Studios, STV Studios & NBC Universal Studios
BBC Studios, BSLBT, ITV Studios, Netflix, Sky Sports, Sky Studios, STV Studios and NBC Universal Studios

Essential to the work of TAP is its co-creation model with various partners.  These are disabled-led disability interest groups and other not-for-profits as well as pan-industry organisations.  Partners also adopt the 5As and contribute by providing senior/experienced talent to participate in workstreams. 

You can find out more about each of the TAP partners by clicking on their logo below:

Access All Areas logo
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Access All Areas make disruptive theatre and performance by learning disabled and autistic artists. 

BAFTA logo
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BAFTA is an independent British arts charity whose work inspires new and unheard voices to become the future of the film, games and TV industries. 

CDN logo
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CDN exists to enable the UK Broadcasting industry to increase diversity and inspire inclusion. 

Deaf & Disabled People in TV logo
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DDPTV is a disabled-led organisation dedicated to elevating off-screen Deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent talent within the TV industry. 

Disability Journalism Forum logo
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The Disability Journalism Forum brings together newsroom experts to discuss their careers & experiences, whilst aiming to encourage more staff with disabilities in the news industry.   

NFTS logo
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The National Film & Television School is an independent postgraduate institution that provides practical, specialist behind-the-camera training to over 700 students a year. 

FWD-Doc logo
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FWD-Doc is a global, intersectional community of disabled creators and allies working in media to build a more inclusive, accessible, and equitable entertainment industry; we cultivate and champion disabled media-makers, and we elevate stories by, for, and about disabled people.  

Media Trust
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Media Trust, as a charity, works in partnership with the media and creative industry to give marginalised groups and young people a stronger voice.

Neurodiverse Media Community logo
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The Neurodiverse Media Community is a group designed to empower and connect neurodivergent members of the media whilst being used as a force for change. 

PACT logo
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Pact is the UK screen sector trade body representing and supporting independent production and distribution companies. 

ScreenSkills logo
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ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the screen industries – film, television (including children's, unscripted and high-end), VFX (visual effects), animation and games. 

The Ability Group in Sport (TAGS) logo
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The Ability Group in Sport (TAGS) is the recognised network for disabled people that are employed or aspiring to be employed in all aspects of sports media and production. 

The Grierson Trust logo
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The Grierson Trust is a registered charity that exists to celebrate the best of documentary and factual filmmaking from Britain and around the world.

Triple C/DANC logo
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Triple C/DANC is a Community Interest Company with a mission to drive up the role of disabled people in the arts & media and the role of the arts & media in the lives of disabled people. 

Underlying Health Condition logo
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Underlying Health Condition (UHC) is a campaign to address the lack of disabled access across the TV industry and a collective movement for change.