Risk management — a bodyguard for your entertainment company

Through the Gallagher Entertainment practice group, you gain worldwide capabilities and reach with maximum buying power, customized solutions and economic efficiencies. 

We have developed a diverse selection of coverages and services specific to the entertainment industry including:

The Gallagher Entertainment Production Program typically provides coverage for:

  • Props, sets and wardrobe
  • Extra expense
  • Third-party property damage liability
  • Miscellaneous equipment
  • Negative film
  • Faulty stock, camera and processing
  • Cast
  • Office contents
  • Money and currency
  • Animal mortality
  • Civil authority
  • Difference in conditions
  • General and automobile liability
  • Foreign general and automobile liability
  • Excess liability
  • Errors and omissions (E & O)
  • Aircraft liability
  • Cast – Covers additional expenses to complete principal photography in the event of illness or injury of a covered artist.
  • Negative Film/Faulty Stock – Covers physical loss or damage to the negative and extra expenses incurred in re-shooting the damaged material.
  • Miscellaneous Equipment – Covers physical damage, destruction or loss to camera, sound, lighting equipment necessary for filming.
  • Third-Party Property Damage – Covers loss, damage to or destruction of property or facilities of others - including loss of use, while in your care, custody and control.
  • Extra Expense – Covers extra expenses necessary to complete principal photography due to loss of, damage to or destruction of property or facilities used in connection with the production.
  • Excess Cast & Negative – Provides higher limits for Cast and Negative coverage when the primary policy limits are reached.
  • High Limit Jewelry
  • Media Liability/Errors and Omissions – Covers libel, slander or other forms of defamation, invasion or the right of privacy or publicity, unauthorized use of names, etc.
  • Guild Travel – Covers special accident coverage as required by the various union and guild contracts to meet all signatory requirements.
  • Weather – Covers extra expenses resulting from the interruption or delay of production due to adverse weather conditions.
  • Animal Mortality – Provides coverage for the death of animals used in connection with a production.
  • Prize Indemnity –Provides a benefit to the client to transfer the risk during a contest, rather than self-insure the $1 million prize.
  • Advertising Wrap-Up Programs – Offers insurance advertising agencies coverage that helps reduce the costs of insurance; acquire higher limits and more comprehensive coverage; eliminates inconsistencies in coverage from client- and vendor-purchased plans; and allows for separate exposure reviews for each production job.
  • Foreign Liability – Offers general and auto liability coverage outside of the U.S. and Canada.
  • Aviation – Addresses liability and/or hull coverage for an aircraft used on a production for scouting, aerial photography and crew travel.
  • Watercraft – Provides protection and indemnity (liability & hull) coverage for watercraft that are used for a production, for travel and filming purposes.
  • Hurricane or Catastrophe – Provides physical damage and extra expense coverage for films shooting in locations that are prone to hurricanes or other natural disasters impacting production or your teams.
  • Non-Appearance – Covers delays caused by artists who are not able to commence pre-production or principal photography on a scheduled date due to other work commitments.
  • Railroad Protective – Offers coverage that protects a railroad company against claims arising in connection with the use of their property.
  • Cancellation of Event Coverage – Covers a promoter for loss of expenses should an event be cancelled for "any reason beyond his control."
  • Construction Wrap-Ups

We are the leader in Private Client and Personal Insurance Services, offering high-value and difficult to place insurance coverages worldwide. Through our dedication to remaining knowledgeable about the issues confronting the Entertainment industry, we are continually developing and finding innovative solutions for our VIP clientele. In conjunction with Personal Lines coverage, we also handle Commercial Lines coverage for loan-outs and shell corps.