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Insurance coverage for the future of entertainment industry
The entertainment business is undergoing rapid change. As consumers now have the power to watch movies from their phone while streaming news on their desktop, the industry has more opportunity and faces entirely new risk profiles. Gallagher is ready to help our clients navigate through this new world with confidence.
Keeping the business of entertainment running
A million things can go wrong in production. From personnel to equipment to exposure from weather-It is essential to have insurance programs that take into account these complexities to keep a production up and running. Gallagher is a leader in all aspects of entertainment insurance. Our approach guards our clients from the unknown risks and potential exposures associated with motion picture, film and television production.
Anticipating risks in the entertainment industry
Gallagher understands how overlapping risks impact all stages of production. Our knowledge of the entertainment insurance and risk management industry gives us the ability to anticipate and discover gaps in coverage that shield against loss, protect staff and intellectual property. We build a strong web of coverage over preproduction, production, post production through release.
Gallagher Motorsports, we help you stay in the winner's circle
A multibillion dollar industry, Motorsports is a thrill to experience. From your local track to Formula 1 and Indy, fans cheer for their driver and teams while Gallagher provides the coverage that help create unforgettable moments. From racing teams and drivers to the tracks and service suppliers and vendors who create the experience for us — Gallagher is there.
Our Motorsports team recognizes the different exposures that are unique to the industry. On-site accidents, weather events, foodborne illness, or even wrongful termination lawsuits can all result in a devastating loss. Saving money and reducing costs is a primary function we accomplish through policy coverage placement, claim advocacy, loss history analysis, and proactive prevention, including safety and security measures. We speak your language, understand your business, and tailor risk management solutions that address the unique challenges of your motorsport entertainment business.
In this specialized area, we work with all areas of motor sports entertainment — racing teams, drivers, suppliers, vendors, hospitality service providers, tracks and facilities — to mitigate risk while keeping the thrill of all things automotive.
Who we serve
We've worked with all aspects of the entertainment industry, including 50% of 2018 Academy Award® major award winners and 44% of the Golden Globe® winners. Our team has extensive knowledge of the entertainment business, as well as issues such as the #metoo movement and climate change — and, most importantly, how they affect production and coverage. This expertise enables us to use insurance as a strategic tool for a positive impact over all projects and bottom lines.
We work with:
- Motion picture and television production
- Reality television
- Live theater insurance
- Sports and venue
- Advertising wrap-ups
- Streaming content
A team of entertainment specialists
Our entertainment insurance and risk management practice works internationally in every media-rich region, including New York, Toronto, Silicon Valley, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Qingdao and over 130 countries through our network of strategic partners. Our experience and insight enable us to create customized programs through all stages of production through release. Our service provides:
- Claims advocacy. We work with directly with carriers to advocate for you throughout the claims process. We are the only major brokerage to do this.
- Flexible approach. We are able to examine all aspects of production and bring together multiple lines of coverage to build programs that specifically meet your needs including:
- Production coverage protection
- Production coverage and solutions
- Private client services
- International standards. Our international network ensures our clients are in compliance with local insurance requirements, both domestically and abroad, for tax-incentive programs.
Entertainment Practice Summary
- All areas of entertainment risk: actors, weather, physical structure, streaming and more
- Presence in all major entertainment hubs
- Strong relationships with all major carriers for better claims management
- Breadth of coverage options
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