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Film & Entertainment Underwriters SA (Pty) Limited is an Underwriting Agency, writing through Compass Insurance/Hannover Re, that specializes in providing insurance cover to the Film and Entertainment Industries.

 

The cover provided is as follows:

 

1. Film Producer's Package

  • Nominated Key Crew (usually 6 persons)

This covers the production company for any expenses incurred necessary to complete a shoot as a result of cancellation, postponement or interruption of the production, caused by the accidental death or injury (excluding sickness) of any of the nominated key crew. Notification of nominated key crew must be advised to underwriters prior to the shoot.

  • All Risks Negative/Tape

This protects against all risks of direct physical loss, damage or destruction of film or tape stock, exposed film (developed or not), recorded videotape, sound tracks and tapes up to the amount of the insured production cost.

  • Faulty stock, camera and processing

This protects the production company from a loss caused by fogging, light exposure, use of faulty camera or sound equipment, use of faulty stock, faulty development, editing and processing or accidental erasure of videotape recordings.

  • Props, sets and wardrobe

Provides cover against all risks of direct physical loss, damage or destruction during the production (i.e. cost of repairing, replacing etc…) for props, sets, scenery, costumes and wardrobe.

  • Third Party Property Damage

Pays for the damages or destruction of property belonging to others, including loss of use of property, whilst the property is under the care, custody and control of the production company. (Excluded from this cover are liabilities for damage or destruction of property caused by the operating of any motor vehicles).

  • Extra Expense Insurance

Reimburses the production company for any additional cost necessary to complete the shoot, delayed as a result of cancellation, postponement of interruption, resulting from damage or destruction of property of facilities (props, sets, equipment etc.) utilised in the production.

 

A further extension to this package can be

 

  • Miscellaneous Hired in Equipment

This provides cover against all risks of direct physical loss, damage or destruction to company owned or leased miscellaneous equipment, including cameras, camera equipment, sound, lighting, editing equipment, grip equipment and projectors etc. This cover can also be extended to cover mobile equipment in vans, studio location units or similar units.

 

2. Personal Accident Insurance for Crew and Cast

  • Death
  • Permanent Total Disablement
  • Temporary Total Disablement
  • Medical Expenses

 

3. Public Liability cover for the production company on location

4. Comprehensive Motor Insurance for any vehicles hired for use on the shoot

5. Comprehensive Motor Insurance for any vehicles being used as “action” vehicles in the shoot

  • Cancellation and abandonment
  • Non-appearance of cast
  • Weather related risks
  • Animal mortality
  • Non-performance of cast / animals
  • Key prop cover
  • Events liability
  • Hole-in-one
  • Exhibition all risks
  • Prize indemnity

There are other covers which may be considered from time to time such as

6. All-In-One Airwaves Policy

 

Does your radio station clientele have the right cover for their unique needs in the broadcasting industry?

 

Film and Entertainment Underwriters SA (Pty) Ltd are proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind insurance policy, underwritten by Compass Insurance Company Limited, specially designed for radio stations. Amp up your clients’ insurance cover with the All-In-One Airwaves policy which includes:

  • Fire
  • Business Interruption
  • Buildings Combined
  • Office Contents
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accidental Damage
  • Theft
  • Money
  • Business All Risks
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Glass
  • Fidelity
  • Group Personal Accident
  • Public Liability
  • Employer’s Liability
  • Broadcasters Indemnity
  • Motor
  • Goods in Transit
  • Cancellation and abandonment
  • Non-appearance of cast
  • Weather related risks
  • Animal mortality
  • Non-performance of cast / animals
  • Key prop cover
  • Events liability
  • Hole-in-one
  • Exhibition all risks
  • Prize indemnity
  • Fire
  • Business Interruption
  • Buildings Combined
  • Office Contents
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accidental Damage
  • Theft
  • Money
  • Business All Risks
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Glass
  • Fidelity
  • Group Personal Accident
  • Public Liability
  • Employer’s Liability
  • Broadcasters Indemnity
  • Motor
  • Goods in Transit