Short Term Productions

Short term film insurance that can be customized to meet SAG, DGA or location insurance requirements.

The full array of insurance coverages at competitive premiums for productions with budgets up to $1,000,000 and duration up to 60 days.

Eligible Productions

There are over 50 types of eligible productions, including commercials, music videos, short films, feature films, and webisodes.

Additionally the following criteria should be observed:

  • Have a budget of no more than $1,000,000;
  • Shoot only in the US or Canada;
  • Do not have any Live Gangster Rap Music or Hard-Core/Soft-Core Porn.

Coverages

Available coverages include:

Area Description
Inland Marine Rented Equipment, Owned Equipment, Props, Sets and Wardrobe, Negative & Faulty Stock, Third Party Property Damage, Extra Expense, Office Contents, Cast, Worldwide coverage and more.
General Liability General liability (including increased limits), Stunt Buyback.
Automobile Automobile Liability, Physical Damage.
Workers Compensation Workers Compensation
Excess Liability Limits available up to 1 million.
Travel Accident Travel Accident to comply with guild requirements.
Volunteer Accident Accident coverage for volunteers.

Cast Extra Expense

Cast extra expense is now available for production programs. Coverage options include blanket coverage with sickness (no medicals required), blanket coverage without sickness, and family bereavement.

Cast limits available are 100%, 75%, 50% and 25% of Gross Production Cost.

Stunts, Animals, Precision Driving

Stunts, animals, and precision driving scenes are now available as a buyback option for the Short Term Productions program.

Multiple scenes can be declared to a single production and quoted online.

Eligible Stunts

Stunt Description
Animals Scenes involving the use of animals, such as dogs, farm animals, household pets, and zoo animals.
Arial Scenes Shoots from aircraft including airplanes, helicopters, gliders, balloons and unmanned aircraft (drones). Includes scenic shots from private or commercial aircraft that do not involve aerial acrobatics or other hazardous maneuvers. For aerial scenes other than drones. Does not include aircraft liability.
Falls Scenes involving scripted and choreographed falls.
Fight Scenes Fight scenes that are choreographed, structured, and sequenced. These scenes may involve physical contact between actors and the use of weapons.
Precision Driving Controlled driving on public roads, race tracks, off-road, chase scenes, skidding, collisions, explosions, motorcycles.
Pyrotechnics Fireworks, flashboxes, demolition, explosions, and other pyrotechnic effects.
Recreational Vehicles The use of recreational vehicles such as ATV's, go carts, mopeds, motorcycles, scooters, segways, snowmobiles, and similar type vehicles.
Water Scenes Canoes, kayaks, shots on lakes, shoots primarily in water, surfing, pools.
Weapons Scenes that involve prop guns, squibs, blanks, knives or other similar weapons.

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