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Production delays, location mishaps, damaged equipment. For over 40 years, Chubb have been underwriting film productions with our Media Production Insurance. The policy protects film producers against a myriad risks and exposures in the technologically savvy Industry. So, whatever the scale or format of your production, our product will rise to the occasion.  

Coverage Highlights

Market specialisation

Chubb’s target appetite for this policy is as diverse as the people who make films. It’s designed to protect 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

Protection 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
  • Protection 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 protect 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

The above information is intended to be a general summary for reference only and does not form part of the policy. You should refer to the policy wording for exact terms, conditions and exclusions. The above information shall not be construed as an offer to sell or solicitation to buy or provision of any of our products outside Hong Kong SAR. For further information, please contact Chubb Insurance Hong Kong Limited on +852 3191 6800.

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