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Media & Entertainment insurance

For the creative industries

One size doesn’t fit all. Whether it’s a film production or a live event, the range of activities, techniques, personnel and equipment vary and require different insurance solutions.

That’s why our Media & Entertainment team offers products with broad coverage that can be tailored to each client, delivering the right solution and addressing the emerging risks you or your clients may face in the future.


Our coverage can include the following features:

Production insurance

  • Cast coverage
  • Negative film / faulty stock
  • Extra expense resulting from loss of, damage to, or destruction of property or facilities
  • All risk production indemnity
  • Disgrace indemnity
  • Production property
  • Public liability
  • Employers liability

Live media insurance

  • Property
  • Business interruption
  • Money – in transit or on location at events
  • Public liability
  • Employer’s liability

Additional covers

We can also offer complementary covers to our media and entertainment offering including:

  • Accident and health
  • War, terrorism and political violence
  • Nuclear, chemical, biological or radiological attacks
  • Kidnap and ransom

Benefits and Services

  • Our strength and capacity allow us to be flexible, tailoring cover to fit client needs.
  • Expert knowledge and superb service from our specialist underwriters and claims handlers.
  • AXA XL is the market leader for broker recommendation to clients, based on the quality of our claims service. Our skilled claims professionals deliver market-leading support throughout the process; from notification through to settlement.

Client Profiles

  • Feature film productions
  • TV productions
  • Advertising production
  • Documentaries, industrial, commercial and educational videos
  • Post-production houses
  • Music videos
  • Animation
  • Touring and live events
  • Conferences / trade shows
  • Festivals
  • Touring entertainers (individuals and groups)
  • Event promotors / producers / production services
  • Equipment rental / hire houses
  • Theatre productions
  • Theatres
  • Venues

Product Availability

Geographical coverage is for informational purposes only. Product and service offers can vary based on location, industry, risk profile and unique business needs.

The information contained herein is intended for informational purposes only. It’s is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to purchase any particular insurance product. Insurance coverage in any particular case will depend upon the type of policy in effect, the terms, conditions and exclusions in any such policy, and the facts of each unique situation. No representation is made that any specific insurance coverage would apply in the circumstances outlined herein. Please refer to the individual policy wordings for specific coverage details. AXA XL is a division of AXA Group providing products and services through three business groups: AXA XL Insurance, AXA XL Reinsurance and AXA XL Risk Consulting. Not all of the insurers do business in all jurisdictions nor is coverage available in all jurisdictions.

US- and Canada-Issued Insurance Policies. In the US, the AXA XL insurance companies are: AXA Insurance Company, Catlin Insurance Company, Inc., Greenwich Insurance Company, Indian Harbor Insurance Company, XL Insurance America, Inc., XL Specialty Insurance Company and T.H.E. Insurance Company. In Canada, coverages are underwritten by XL Specialty Insurance Company - Canadian Branch and AXA Insurance Company - Canadian branch. Coverages may also be underwritten by Lloyd’s Syndicate #2003. Coverages underwritten by Lloyd’s Syndicate #2003 are placed on behalf of the member of Syndicate #2003 by Catlin Canada Inc. Lloyd’s ratings are independent of AXA Group.

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