Media and Entertainment

Cover when you need it most

At Gallagher, we understand that the media and entertainment industry is changing and those changes bring risk. The media team at Gallagher combines global scope with a local touch to provide the right risk management and media insurance cover for any entertainment entity. From production and distribution facilities to performers and sports venues, we can help.

Our experienced team has worked with both national and international companies and can bring extensive knowledge about the requirements of each location.

We are passionate about protecting your people, production and company and we are well-positioned to support the media industry as it continues to evolve. We provide strong, customer-focused risk and insurance solutions to our clients in a wide variety of industry sectors, including:

  • Major film and television studios, producers and distributors
  • Television and radio broadcasters and transmission infrastructure
  • Television studios and outside broadcasting
  • Film equipment and kit hirers
  • Print and publishing
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Media, news and content providers
  • Talent agencies

Our media practice is part of our Entertainment & Venue management team which can also help with tailored coverage for any event.

Find out more about our media insurance solutions

We understand that issues may arise at any time anywhere in the world, so we are available 24 hours a day to support you in times of need. Speak to our specialist team today to find out more about a tailored media insurance solution for your business.


Exceptional knowledge and experience enables us to tailor media insurance solutions to the highly creative risk requirements associated with your sector. Our dedicated team of specialists has intricate knowledge and expertise of the media industry and the challenges that go with it. We’ll work diligently with you to ensure you have the wide reaching and affordable insurance cover that suits your business. Typical areas of cover we arrange include:

  • Film Producers Indemnity (FPI), also known as cast insurance, provides for the increased costs incurred by the death, injury or illness of nominated personnel and includes bereavement (normally sub-limited) and kidnap cover. Ascertaining whom to insure can, in some instances, prove to be extremely difficult; as a basic guideline the Production Company should only insure those personnel who are integral to the completion/continuation of the production.
  • Content Media provides cover for increased costs incurred by loss of, or damage to the negative, and includes the risks of faulty stock, camera and processing.
  • Production Property provides cover for loss of or damage to the items insured such as office and film equipment, props, sets and wardrobe.
  • Extra Expense provides cover to the production company for the increased costs incurred by loss of or damage to props, sets and / or facilities. Important additional cover for delays to production caused by strikes and civil protest and loss of utilities is also available.
  • Production Money covers loss of money or negotiable instruments in the care, custody or control of the Production Company and / or authorised personnel.
  • General Liability covers the production companies legal liability for bodily injury or property damage to third parties.
  • Watercraft / Aircraft / UAV  / Motor Vehicles covers loss or damage to the watercraft / aircraft / UAV / motor vehicle and the associated legal liability for bodily injury or property damage to third parties arising out of the use.
  • Weather covers extra expenses resulting from the interruption or delay of production due to adverse weather conditions.
  • Errors and Omissions (E&O) provides indemnity for suits brought against the producer and / or Production Company in respect of libel, slander, defamation, plagiarism, breach of copyright, and invasion of privacy or theft of rights. The cover includes defence costs within the indemnity limit and is usually worldwide.

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