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Entertainment Insurance

Entertainment Insurance is the perfect mix between music insurance, media production insurance, sport events insurance and equipment insurance.

From the big screen to streaming, from festivals to arenas, from motorsports teams and tracks to exciting competitions and events, our Entertainment team is proud to be an unrivaled leader.

Since the dawn of the silent film era in the 1890s, About ushas been a steadfast guardian, protecting thousands of films for the industry's leading studios. Drawing on more than a century of experience, we meticulously cover a diverse portfolio of risks ranging from Hollywood blockbusters and independent films to music tours, festivals and a host of other exciting live events.

At the heart of our operations is an exceptional team of entertainment underwriters, claims adjusters, security experts and auditors, all dedicated to the intricate world of specialty insurance. With About usat their side, our clients benefit from a partner uniquely positioned to meet their global entertainment insurance needs, no matter where their ventures may take them.

Product description
Whether you need entertainment insurance for a film, TV show, whether for theatrical release or for streaming, we cover all elements required to bring the project to life. We also provide coverage for photographers and videographers rounding out comprehensive coverage options for a majority of production accounts.
Our global production and film insurance team has experience in providing practical risk-mitigation solutions for every aspect and works hand in hand with our safety experts and claims professionals to meet the expectations of this demanding segment.
Risks covered
The following risks are insured through Production Insurance:
  • DICE: documentaries, industrial, commercials and educational productions
  • advertising agency DICE wrap-ups
  • independent films
  • motion picture studio productions
  • post-production facilities
  • TV production
Product description
We provide coverage for, including solo shows, motor sports, week-long festivals and national and international tours.Our specialist team of underwriters and risk consultants focuses on safety while at the same time providing the knowledge and insights to help protect performers, equipment and audience members alike from the many risks that may be encountered with large and often complex live event productions.
Risks covered
The following events and participants are insured through Live Insurance:
  • Touring entertainers
  • Festivals
  • Concerts
  • Live events
  • Event promoters/producers
  • Sport events/teams/leagues/federations
  • Corporate events/fairs/exhibitions
  • Equipment rental
  • Motorsport events/teams/associations/governing bodies
Actively growing
Our risk appetite for live events and sports is growing in the following areas:
  • Global advertising wrap-up/DICE insurance programs
  • Global Motion Picture / TV programs
  • Media Equipment
  • Sports/Events Liability
  • Theatrical and global conferences & exhibition programs
Coverage
We cover the following areas of live events and sports:
  • Production Insurance
  • Motion Picture Studio Productions
  • TV Production
  • Independent Films
  • Advertising Agency DICE Wrap-Ups
  • DICE: Documentaries, Industrial, Commercials and Educational productions
  • Post-production Facilities
  • Live Insurance – Events & Sports
  • Touring Entertainers
  • Festivals
  • Concerts
  • Live Events
  • Event Promoters / Producers
  • Sport events/ teams/ leagues/ federations
  • Corporate events/ fairs/ exhibitions
  • Equipment rental
  • Motorsport events/ teams/ associations/
    governing bodies
Types of coverage
The following types of coverage are available for selection:
  • Production portfolio: Cast, Extra Expense, Props / Sets / Wardrobe, Miscellaneous Equipment, Media: Negative Film & Faulty Stock, Third Party Property Damage
  • Inland Marine / Equipment Floater
  • General Liability
  • Umbrella / Excess Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation / Employers’ Liability, Auto
  • Property
  • Foreign Package Liability
  • Contingency:Cancellation,Non-Appearance, Transmission Failure
Excluded
The following damages are not included in the insurance coverage:
  • Communicable Disease
  • Cyber
About usCommercial will consider every risk on its own merit.Capacity and coverage offered to individual clients subject to hazard, Nat Cat exposure, grading, terms & conditions.The products and services described on this page may not be available in all locations. This is for your general information only.
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