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Insurance Coverage for Film and TV Producers

Film and Movie Production Insurance

This coverage is for producers that do their work on location or in a studio. It is specially designed as an annual or a short-term coverage for producers of:

  • Films
  • Movies
  • Televisions shows and programs
  • Television commercials

Coverage includes:

  • Property Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Auto Insurance
  • Umbrella Liability
  • Workers Comp

Optional coverage for US-based companies is available for:

  • Office Contents
  • Rental Equipment
  • Props
  • Sets
  • Wardrobes
  • Negative / Faulty Stock
  • Third-Party Damages
  • Extended coverage for work in other countries

Errors and Omissions Insurance

This type of specialty coverage becomes more and more necessary for entertainment production companies. In this industry, there is a strong possibility of copy-rite infringement in regard to the title or storyline of a production. If a television show or film is the same or even similar to one that has played before and the producers are sued, this coverage can cover the related costs.



Film and Television Producers Indemnity, Cast Insurance

This insurance coverage shields a film or TV production company from losses that result from film abandonment due to a key actor’s illness, injury or death. The coverage covers further costs related to finishing a film when circumstances dictate it does not have to be completely discarded.

 

Film Schools Student Productions Insurance

Designed for the independent film school or in some cases, only for the film school that is affiliated with a university, this coverage is in regard to school-approved student projects.

Coverage includes:

  • Property Insurance
  • Inland Marine Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Auto Insurance
  • Umbrella Insurance

Covered items incorporate:

  • Rental Equipment
  • Owned Equipment
  • Props
  • Sets
  • Wardrobes
  • Extra Expense
  • Negative / Faulty Stock

For further information about film, movie and entertainment production insurance, speak to the professionals at PRIME!

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Summary: The entertainment industry has unique exposures. See what type of related business insurance other TV show and film producers buy in this important read.


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