William P. Smart has specialized in insurance for the entertainment industry for over 20 years.

We can consult and advise you on many types of Entertainment Insurance, such as:

Motion Picture Production Package

Provides complete insurance coverage worldwide at competitive premiums for productions with budget over $1 million

Producer Errors & Omissions Coverage

We can help you obtain this coverage which is required when establishing distribution deals with studios, broadcasters and DVD markets, or when signing a completion bond. Distributors require Producers to carry this coverage in order to indemnify themselves against claims that might result from the content of their production.

Distributors Errors & Omissions

Provides Film & TV Distributors with coverage from claims that might result from the content of their media such as:

  • Copyright infringement
  • Libel, slander
  • Invasion of privacy
  • Plagiarism & piracy of ideas
DICE/Annual Productions

This product is designed to provide the full spectrum of insurance coverage for Annual Productions and DICE risks. Available in all 50 States, shoots in U.S, Canada and all U.S territories

Short Term Productions

Available in all 50 States, shoot only in U.S or Canada. This product is created to provide the full spectrum of insurance coverages at competitive premiums for productions with budgets anywhere up to 1,000,000 and a duration up to 180 days.

Equipment Floater

All risk, worldwide coverage for scheduled entertainment related equipment, including:

  • Recording/Studio Equipment
  • Sound/Location Recording Equipment
  • Editing/Post-Production Equipment
  • Musical Instruments/Band Equipment
  • Camera/Production Equipment
  • P.A./Sound Reinforcement Equipment
  • Rented Equipment
  • Office Contents
  • Theatrical Equipment
  • Miscellaneous Unscheduled Equipment
Foreign Production Package

Provides the full spectrum of insurance coverage at competitive premiums for foreign productions with budgets up to $300,000 and a duration of up to 90 days. Available for U.S. based production companies shooting outside the US and Canada.

Movie Boat

This is a comprehensive marine property & liability insurance program that provides coverage for filming boats, barges, platforms, marinas, docks, wharves and piers. Coverages available through the Movie Boat Program include:

Hull & Machinery
  • Protection & Indemnity (Including Jones Act)
  • Charterer’s Legal Liability
  • Towers Liability
  • Wharfinger’s Liability
  • Excess Liability
  • Transit
  • Cargo
  • Special Events Coverage
  • Annual Events
  • Annual Vendors & Exhibitors
  • Event Cancellation
  • Vendors & Exhibitors
Trade Shows

Provides coverage for an exhibitor or concessionaire at a Trade Show for:

  • General Liability
  • Third Party Property Damage
  • Excess Liability
Wedding Cancellations

Wedding insurance protects your investment in your wedding for occurrences such as:

  • Venues not usable
  • Venues & suppliers going out of business or not performing their services
  • Cancellation of the wedding for various causes
  • Protect your rings, attire , photographs, video, luggage, presents, cake & flowers, and documents