Entertainment Insurance

From the big screen to the festival stage 

From the big screen to streaming, from festivals to arenas and from motorsports teams and tracks to competitions and events, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty's (AGCS) Entertainment insurance team is a well-established market leader.

Our history in motion picture and television is deep, spanning over 100 years and having become a leading insurer of Hollywood during that time. That expertise has become foundational to our global business and allowed us to expand into new areas including live music and events, motorsports racing and a broad spectrum of contingency insurance.

Our team is made up of more than 60 specialist entertainment underwriters, claims adjusters, safety experts and auditors dedicated to this specialty insurance business. And with centers of expertise in the US and UK supported by regional hubs in Asia, the Mediterranean and South America, Allianz is in the best position to help our clients with their global entertainment insurance needs wherever that may take them. 

Whether you need entertainment insurance for a film, TV show, whether for theatrical release or for streaming, we cover all elements required to bring the project to life. We also provide coverage for photographers and videographers rounding out comprehensive coverage options for a majority of production accounts.
 
Our global production and film insurance team has experience in providing practical risk-mitigation solutions for every aspect and works hand in hand with our safety experts and claims professionals to meet the expectations of this demanding segment.
  • DICE: documentaries, industrial, commercials and educational productions
  • advertising agency DICE wrap-ups
  • independent films
  • motion picture studio productions
  • photographers
  • post-production facilities
  • TV production
We provide coverage for tours and live events of all sizes, including solo shows, motor sports, week-long festivals and national and international tours. Our specialist team of underwriters and risk consultants focuses on safety while at the same time providing the knowledge and insights to help protect performers, equipment and audience members alike from the many risks that may be encountered with large and often complex live event productions.
  • festivals
  • live events
  • event promoters and producers
  • event production services
  • motorsports related risks
  • shell corporations and limited liability corporations
  •  equipment rental houses
  • miscellaneous equipment
  • weddings and private events
  • short-term special events
The products and services described on this page may not be available in all AGCS locations. Please contact your  local office for full information on local product availability.
Our experts don't just understand entertainment insurance risks — they've lived it.  Watch Garrett Rowe tell how he had to get a rolling shot of a motorcycle while hanging over the back of a moving pick-up truck. 
The Entertainment Risk Consulting team has more than 100 years' experience in entertainment risk management providing insurance solutions, risk consulting and claims handling to help productions and live events run safer and smoother. 

Annual survey identifying business risks

Technology is breeding new threats as well as business models. Traditional risks such as natural catastrophes continue to challenge while other threats such as cyber, neck-and-neck with business interruption at the top of the Allianz Risk Barometer 2019 for the first time, reputational risk, increasing exposure to intangible assets and volatility and consolidation in the corporate environment evolve daily.

Top 3 global risks in the Entertainment & Media sector in 2019

  1. Cyber incidents (40%) - 2018 rank: 1 (33%)
  2. Business interruption (31%) - 2018 rank: 4 (28%)
  3. Market developments (26%)
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With the Allianz network AGCS provides services in over 200 countries and territories.