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TV and Film E&O

The entertainment industry has very specific requirements outlined by contracts. Our policies are designed to precisely satisfy the broadcaster's or distributor's contractual requirements, often based in the US.

What we offer

The television and film industry is like no other – with distinct insurance needs, such as Additional Insured certificates containing specific clauses. Beazley’s expert underwriters specialize in this industry and deeply understand its particular characteristics.

Coverage highlights

Broad coverage including:

Why choose Beazley?

  • Specialist underwriting team with extensive experience of hard-to-place risks
  • Straightforward policy wordings with clear and concise language
  • Highly experienced specialist in-house claims managers
  • Flexibility in choice of counsel 

Who we can help

The Beazley TV and Film E&O product offers seamless cover for a variety of risk categories, including: 

  • Producers of TV shows and movies
  • Post-production houses
  • VFX companies
  • TV & Film Distributors

WHERE IS THIS OFFERED?

From London, we can offer cover in any territory subject to local regulations and Lloyd’s licenses. 

We offer policies that are subject to Canada law as well as le code du Quebec. 

We also have specialist cover holders in Canada, South America, China, Japan, and Australia. 

The Beazley Difference

BEING BOLD

Freedom lies in being bold. We dare to be different and seek bold possibilities to create more innovative, fair and satisfying outcomes for our clients, brokers and employees. From insuring the highest building in thea world, to the first commercial lunar vehicle to operate on the moon - we boldly go where others won’t.

STRIVING FOR BETTER

Good is a start, but we go all-out for better. A driven community of individuals relentlessly push the needle and creating value. From launching the market’s first dedicated ESG syndicate to the establishment of our business unit focusing on designing digital insurance solutions, we pride ourselves on always going above and beyond. Simply put, at Beazley we go to 11.

DOING THE RIGHT THING

Acting with integrity in a straightforward, decent way is instinctive. Open and honest with others, we show respect and empathy however challenging the situation – demonstrated by our multi-award winning claims team. Doing the right thing makes for a fair-minded, rewarding environment and makes work and life better for all.

Claims Examples

TV - Defamation and breach of contract claim

An insured who publishes articles and photos on a website has a higher volume of In a defamation and breach of contract claim arising out of the plaintiffs’ portrayal on a reality show, it became clear at mediation that should the case go forward into arbitration, the only damages that would likely be awarded to the plaintiffs would arise out of the breach of contract cause of action, which would not be covered under our policy. However, even though we had great defences for the arbitration, because there was a risk that our insured would be uncovered for an arbitration judgment, we agreed to settle at the mediation for under the cost of defence.

Your Beazley Team

Angela Weaver

Angela Weaver

Focus Group Leader - Media & Entertainment

London, UK

020 7667 0525

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Claire Templeton

Claire Templeton

Underwriter - Media & Entertainment

London, UK

020 7667 0520

Email Claire

Ana Bursack

Ana Bursack

Underwriter - Media & Entertainment

London, UK

+44 (0)20 7674 7795

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Mélina Jamain

Mélina Jamain

Underwriter - Media & Entertainment

Paris, France

0121 393 3054

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Veronique Neron

Veronique Neron

Underwriter - Entertainment

Montreal, Canada

(514) 350-0172

Email Veronique