If you’re working on a smaller, faster shoot, like a music, online or corporate video; a television pilot, PSA, educational or training film, and you're only shooting a few productions, Short-Term Equipment & Production Insurance is for you. You'll get fast coverage at competitive rates.
Short-Term Production Insurance
If you’re not sure you’ll be doing any more than a few productions, then a Short-Term Equipment & Production Insurance policy is probably for you. It’s for productions with budgets up to $1,000,000 and duration of up to 60 days.
Did you know? If you have 3 or more productions planned over the next 12 months, you can save cost with an Annual Policy!
Our Short-Term Equipment & Production Insurance Program covers over fifty types of eligible productions:
- "The Making of" Videos
- Community TV Interview
- Corporate Video
- Demo Reel Shoot
- Digital Video
- Direct Sale Videos
- Director's Reel
- Educational & Training Film
- Experimental Film
- Feature Film
- Festival Reel
- Film Promotion
- Independent Feature, Low Budget
- Instructional Video
- Internet Production
- Live Action Shot
- Miscellaneous Production
- Motion Picture
- Music Video
- Non Airing Pilot
- Online Production
- Photography Shoot
- Pick-up Shoot
- Point of Sale Video
- Productions for Social Networks including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Linkedin
- Promotional Video
- Public Access Program
- Public Service Announcement
- Reality Based TV Show
- SAG Experimental
- SAG Limited Exhibition
- SAG Modified Low Budget
- Sales Video
- Short Film
- Soap Opera
- Spec Commercial
- Spec Production
- Streaming Video
- Television Pilot
- Television Series
- Television Special
- Thesis Film
- Training Video
- Video Biography
- Video Game Shoot
- Video Location Survey
- Video Shoot (Miscellaneous)
- Website Production
Short-Term Equipment & Production Insurance Coverages
Rented Equipment, Owned Equipment, Props, Sets and Wardrobe, Negative & Faulty Stock, Third Party Property Damage, Extra Expense, Office Contents, Cast, Worldwide & more.
General liability (including increased limits), Stunt Buyback.
Automobile Liability, Physical Damage.
Limits available up to 10 million.
Travel Accident to comply with guild requirements.
Cast Extra Expense
Cast extra expense is now available for Short-Term Equipment & Production Insurance programs. Coverage options include blanket coverage with sickness (no medicals required), blanket coverage without sickness, and family bereavement.
Cast limits available are 100%, 75%, 50% and 25% of Gross Production Cost.
Stunts, Animals, Precision Driving
Eligible declared stunts, animals, and precision driving scenes can now be purchased as a buyback to the existing stunt exclusion. Multiple scenes can be quoted online simultaneously with the production.
- Aerial Scenes
Shoots from aircraft including airplanes, helicopters, gliders, balloons and unmanned aircraft (drones). Includes scenic shots from private or commercial aircraft that do do not involve aerial acrobatics or other hazardous maneuvers.
For aerial scenes other than drones, does not include aircraft liability
Scenes involving scripted and choreographed falls.
- Fight Scenes
Fight scenes that are choreographed, structured, and sequenced. These scenes may involve physical contact between actors and the use of weapons.
- Recreational Vehicles
The use of recreational vehicles such as ATV's, go carts, mopeds, motorcycles, scooters, segways, snowmobiles, and similar type vehicles.
- Water Scenes
Canoes, kayaks, shots on lakes, shoots primarily in water, surfing, pools.
Does not provide watercraft coverage. See the movie boat program.
Scenes that involve prop guns, squibs, blanks, knives or other similar weapons.
- Precision Driving
Controlled driving on public roads, race tracks, off-road, chase scenes, skidding, collisions, explosions, motorcycles.
Scenes involving the use of animals, such as dogs, farm animals, household pets, and zoo animals.
Fireworks, flashboxes, demolition, explosions, and other pyrotechnic effects.