The DPP has revealed the latest batch of companies to join the organisation.

Sky, Irish public service broadcaster TG4 and facilities firms Deluxe, Gorilla, Manor Production Services and Factory Studios, have become members.

Trade bodies and not-for-profit broadcasters UK Screen, Production Managers Association, British Film Institute, Institute for Training in Television, Institute for Professional Sound, Community Channel and God.TV have also joined, along with media management software firm Cambridge Imaging, data services company DataCentred, professional services provider PwC UK and IT services company Endava.

A total of 34 production companies have now signed up.

“With Sky becoming a member, the DPP has the expertise of all the major UK broadcasters behind its work,” said DPP managing director Mark Harrison.

The DPP has also appointed former Arqiva head of commercial Dan Cherowbrier as general manager.

Cherowbrier will manage the partnership’s business development, as well as taking responsibility for the day to day running of the DPP. He will report to Harrison.

The DPP’s first members’ forum will take place on 17 June, where discussions will include a delivery spec for Ultra High Definition programmes.

The DPP became a fee-paying organisation on 1 April.