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Marsh's Entertainment Practice provides risk management services and insurance solutions to clients across all sectors of the industry, from motion picture and television production companies, to concert promoters, special event organizations, music companies, and advertising agencies.

Marsh helps organizations like yours address their needs in this area. Tailored solutions are described below. For more information on all our offerings on this topic plus reports, articles and press releases, visit our Entertainment homepage.


Entertainment

The entertainment industry continues to push the creativity envelope with spectacular productions and special events. These new, more challenging endeavors, however, usher in new risks that must be managed in order to be successful.

The Entertainment Practice of Marsh provides a range of specialized risk management services for this dynamic industry, with innovative risk solutions for:

  • Motion picture producers and distributors;
  • Post-production and special effects companies;
  • Concert halls, amphitheaters, arenas, and other venues;
  • Rental houses;
  • Concert promoters and performers;
  • Live entertainment and theater; and
  • D.I.C.E. (documentaries, industrial, commercial, and educational) productions, and shell/loan out companies.

Marsh takes a comprehensive, consultative approach to risk management and develops solutions to help clients avoid, transfer, or mitigate their critical exposures.  Our experts work on our clients' behalf to negotiate traditional business coverages such as property and liability, errors and omissions, and specialty coverage for the industry, including:

  • Cast coverage;
  • Negative film/faulty stock;
  • Aircraft liability;
  • Railroad protective liability insurance;
  • Animal mortality;
  • Weather insurance;
  • Event cancellation coverage;
  • Prize indemnity; and
  • Advertising wrap-up

Marsh has entertainment specialists located around the world. Our industry expertise, coupled with Marsh's resources and deep market relationships, helps clients manage their risks and succeed in their endeavors.

Promotional Risk Management: Customized Insurance Solutions
Views: 17277  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 11-Jul-2011
Promotional Risk Management: Customized Insurance Solutions
Marsh provides unparalleled expertise and experience in promotional risk management to help clients manage the risks associated with marketing promotions.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Contingency Insurance
Views: 16769  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Contingency Insurance
Contingency Insurance provides for loss sustained if any insured person in connection with the insured event is necessarily prevented from commencing, continuing or completing thei  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Adverse Weather Extra Expense Insurance
Views: 20413  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Adverse Weather Extra Expense Insurance
Adverse Weather Extra Expense Insurance provides coverage for extra expense incurred by the interruption, delay or abandonment of the production due to adverse weather conditions a  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Money and Securities Crime Package
Views: 14869  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Money and Securities Crime Package
This coverage provides for actual physical loss of funds during a production (i.e. petty cash) against robbery, theft, embezzlement, or forgery of checks, etc.  Read More >>
Signal Interruption
Views: 14052  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Signal Interruption
Any "live" or one time event that is broadcast is subject to a breakdown that prevents completion of the transmission.  Read More >>
Coupon Over-Redemption
Views: 14936  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Coupon Over-Redemption
Promotion or product managers have percentage estimates of what rebate or refund promotions will actually return. If the promotion is wildly successful, and the actual redemption l  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Animal Insurance
Views: 14951  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Animal Insurance
Animal Insurance provides for loss or damage to animals that are used in connection with a production.<br />  Read More >>
Prize Indemnity
Views: 14910  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Prize Indemnity
Games of chance where a prize can be awarded to a winner are commonly insured on a Prize Indemnity form. The policy "pays on behalf of" the Named Insured if an eligible individual  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Marine Insurance
Views: 13829  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Marine Insurance
Various watercraft coverages may be needed during production. Marsh can provide the solutions needed.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Aircraft
Views: 15686  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Aircraft
Aircraft Insurance is required when a plane or helicopter is rented, leased or borrowed for the use of scouting locations or for aerial photography. <br />  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Auto Liability/Physical Damage Insurance
Views: 15527  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Auto Liability/Physical Damage Insurance
Auto Liability/Physical Damage Insurance covers owned autos, hired autos and non-owned autos where employee or agent of production is at fault.<br /><br />  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Insurance
Views: 15545  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Insurance
Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Insurance is required by state law and applies to all temporary or permanent cast or production crew members<br />  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Excess/Umbrella Liability Insurance
Views: 14114  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Excess/Umbrella Liability Insurance
Filming often requires liability coverage in excess of the limits provided in primary general liability, auto liability, employers liability and third-party property damage policie  Read More >>
Special Events Liability
Views: 14100  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Special Events Liability
Advertising, sports, and promotion events frequently include activities that are outside an organization's typical operations. Fairs, festivals, galas, rock concerts, and professio  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Railroad Protective Liability Insurance
Views: 14959  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Railroad Protective Liability Insurance
Provides coverage that protects a railroad company against claims arising in connection with the use of their property.<br />  Read More >>
Non-Appearance
Views: 14742  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Non-Appearance
Events that rely on the appearance of a single individual or group are subject to cancellation and lost expenses and/or revenue if that person or persons are unable to appear for r  Read More >>
Cancellation of Events
Views: 15078  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Cancellation of Events
Events held off corporate premises are not generally covered by business interruption insurance. A cancellation of event policy provides coverage for net incurred expenses only, or  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Foreign Liability Insurance
Views: 14871  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Foreign Liability Insurance
When a production is to be scouted or filmed outside of the United States or Canada, a foreign Workers' Compensation policy may be required.  Read More >>
Satellite Interruption
Views: 14730  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Satellite Interruption
Another specialized form of business interruption coverage, this product protects against loss due to transponder failure.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Commercial General Liability Insurance
Views: 15405  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Commercial General Liability Insurance
Commercial general liability insurance provides coverage for claims of bodily injury and/or property damage arising out of the filming of a picture.<br />  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Guild/Union Travel Accident Insurance
Views: 14452  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Guild/Union Travel Accident Insurance
Guild/union travel accident insurance provides special accident coverage that is required by various union and guild contracts.<br />  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Errors & Omissions Insurance
Views: 14155  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Errors & Omissions Insurance
When errors and omissions arise, Marsh can help limit the losses.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Faulty Stock and Processing Insurance
Views: 13835  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Faulty Stock and Processing Insurance
Faulty stock and processing insurance provides coverage for the extra expense incurred in re-shooting or re-recording lost or damaged material.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Negative Film and Videotape Insurance
Views: 15192  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Negative Film and Videotape Insurance
This covers "all risks" associated with physical loss, or damage to, or destruction of the negative film, computer generated images or sound, videotape or soundtrack.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Property Damage Liability Insurance
Views: 14265  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Property Damage Liability Insurance
Marsh's Entertainment & Media Group provides entertainment insurance coverage on a worldwide basis for Motion Pictures, Television and D.I.C.E. productions.<br />  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Miscellaneous Equipment Insurance
Views: 14249  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Miscellaneous Equipment Insurance
Coverage provided for owned equipment and the equipment of others, including cameras, lighting and sound equipment.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Extra Expense Insurance
Views: 13788  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Extra Expense Insurance
Extra expense insurance provides coverage for any additional costs necessary to complete principal photography due to the loss of, damage to, or destruction of property. <br /&g  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Props, Sets, and Wardrobe
Views: 14636  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Props, Sets, and Wardrobe
Coverage for owned property and the property of others on an "all risk" basis, worldwide, while used or planning to be used in connection with the production.  Read More >>
Entertainment & Media: Cast Insurance
Views: 15539  |  Comments: 0  |  Category: Solutions  |  Published: 02-Apr-2007
Entertainment & Media: Cast Insurance
Cast Insurance provides coverage for additional expenses to complete principal photography or - in the event of necessary abandonment - aborted costs.  Read More >>