Association of True Crime Producers Expands Membership


The Association of True Crime Producers (ATCP), which launched four months ago, has welcomed five new members.

Back2back Productions, Content Kings, Flicker Productions, North One and Zig Zag Productions have joined Avalon, FirstLook TV, ITN Productions, Monster Films, Peninsula Television, Phoenix Television, Rare TV, Revelation Films, Title Role and Woodcut Media in membership as the association continues to grow and roll out various initiatives over the coming year.

ATCP is set to launch its first webinar. The session will be led by the Film and TV Charity, which will talk about the “Whole Picture Toolkit,” created to support all levels of a production team’s mental health and well-being while producing true-crime content.

Alexander Gardiner, CEO of Rare TV, said: “We are delighted to see our membership growing. Duty of care and high ethical standards are vital in this most sensitive of programming areas. The fact that our membership is growing shows how many in our industry want to commit to this best practice approach.”

Gillian Carter, founder and COO of FirstLook TV, added: “Keeping up editorial and safeguarding standards is a process—vigilance is a constant need and our webinars are aimed at providing a framework for us all to understand what keeps us at the forefront of standards. Our first tackles mental well-being—that of our contributors and that of our colleagues.”