Media Production Insurance

Production delays, location mishaps, damaged equipment. For over 40 years, Chubb has been underwriting film productions with our Media Production Insurance. The policy covers film producers against myriad risks and exposures in this technologically savvy industry. 

Coverage Highlights

Market Specialisation

Chubb’s target appetite for this policy is as diverse as the people who make films. It’s designed to cover a wide variety of productions, including:

  • Feature films
  • Television productions
  • Commercials
  • Documentaries
  • Music videos
  • Educational films
  • Corporate or institutional productions
  • Commercial still photographers
  • Animated productions

Cover is available for either individual film projects or a slate of productions. It can also be adapted to insure a production company on a blanket basis for all of its commercials, music videos, or other film and video productions in a policy period.

What It Covers


  • Death, illness, injury, sickness, disease or kidnapping covered for all declared persons as standard
  • No age restrictions for declared persons
  • Bereavement cover provided with a broad definition of ‘Family Members’ all covered up to age 75
  • No restrictions on cover for childhood illnesses

Production Media

  • Covers a broad range of media
  • Cover against physical damage, accidental and faulty perils
  • No deductible for physical loss, damage or destruction of media


  • Cover for Property of Others (care, custody and control) provided on a stand-alone basis – the client names the limit required
  • Bodily Injury and Property Damage resulting from the use of unmanned aircraft systems
  • Liability assumed in written contracts is covered including third party liability

Extra Expense

  • Cover for delay or additional expenditure incurred as a result of damage to property or facilities used in any production
  • Expenditure incurred as a result of delay due to mechanical breakdown of generators, camera, lighting, sound and grip equipment covered as standard

A range of extensions is available to cover the inability to access filming locations, expenditure to cover against loss from an imminent peril, loss of utility supply and strike or civil protest


  • Range of property covered including cameras and production equipment, props, sets and wardrobes, office contents, action vehicles and library stock
  • Continuing hire and additional hire charges cover provided for all technical equipment and props, sets and wardrobes
  • Production money covered at premises and on filming locations

Any advice provided is general only and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and may not be right for you.

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