In the entertainment industry, just one small detail can go awry and stop production. Months of preparation can be wiped out in seconds, canceling or interrupting the event and leaving no way to recoup the costs. Having the right insurance coverage can’t guarantee a flawless performance, but it can help guarantee you recover from a less than stellar production.

Recent events, including numerous stage collapses resulting in loss of life, require far more attention devoted to safety, weather, engineering and regulatory oversight plus enhanced promoter and venue requirements. As a result of these catastrophes, many insurers are no longer offering coverage to the entertainment industry.

To fill this gap, Higginbotham is one of a small select group of insurance brokerage firms with access to multiple entertainment industry insurers for all facets of the sector. As one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the nation, Higginbotham can supplement this specialty coverage, market access and industry expertise with in-house safety, loss control, contract review, certificate management and claims advocacy.

Higginbotham provides a broad range of industry segments with specialty coverages and support services to protect you, your customers, the public, the cast, the final product, the process and the equipment that make it possible to do what you do.

  • Animated productions
  • Broadway productions
  • Commercials, documentaries, industrial and educational training films
  • Commercial films
  • Concert promoters
  • Entertainers and performers
  • Event planners
  • Independent feature film producers
  • Lighting and staging companies
  • Musicians
  • Music videos
  • Performance venues
  • Photographers
  • Reality television
  • Rental houses
  • Special events for over 200 types
  • Television producers
  • Theatrical stage production


Common Entertainment Coverages

  • Entertainment package
    • Cast protection
    • Negative, film and video tape protection
    • Faulty stock, camera and processing
    • Props, sets and wardrobe
    • Miscellaneous equipment
    • Third party property damage
    • Extra expense protection
    • Civil authority and commotion
    • Money and securities
    • Animal mortality protection
  • Commercial general liability
  • Automobile liability
  • Automobile physical damage
  • Umbrella/Excess
  • Workers compensation
  • Errors and omissions (E&O)
  • Foreign coverage