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Nealy Farshadi

Principal, Strategic Client Relations
Phone: 213.593.3414
Email: [email protected]

Target classes
Film, Radio, Television
  • Documentaries, Industrial, Commercial, and Educational (DICE) productions
  • Music / video production
  • Advertising agency DICE wrap-up
  • Independent films
  • Motion picture studio productions
  • Photographers
  • TV / radio stations and broadcasters
  • Media distribution – music and video
Entertainment Services
  • Equipment rental houses
  • Post-production services – e.g., voice editing, film editing
  • Miscellaneous equipment services
  • Event promoters / producers
  • Event production services
  • Miscellaneous A/V services
  • Scenery / set design and fabrication
  • Talent agencies
  • Film / acting schools
Live / Touring / Special Events (including participant coverage)
  • Theatrical companies
  • Touring entertainers / artists
  • Special events – e.g., festivals, retreats, street fairs, weddings, conventions, parades, art exhibits, trade shows
  • Staging for events
  • Event planners
  • Tenant Users Liability Insurance Policy (TULIP)
  • Stadiums
  • Concert halls
  • Art galleries
  • Museums
  • Dance studios
  • Dance / music halls
  • Live theaters
  • Dinner theaters

The Entertainment industry has a wide range of unique risks.

Entertainment companies, services, events, and venues need custom solutions, tailored to their specific needs. Our specialists can help you determine the best options for your client’s risk management strategy.

What Makes Us Different
  • Unlike others, we can handle all lines of business for entertainment accounts, including D&O, EPLI, media E&O, Cyber, contingency (event cancellation / non-appearance / adverse weather), accident, medical, and special event, and including participant coverage.
  • Admitted and non-admitted products for tough entertainment risks, such as reality TV and stunts / pyrotechnics
  • Direct carrier access, so no middleman involved
  • Able to quote online with same-day turnaround for small productions and special events
  • Fast claims services
Products Offered
  • Package – Property, GL, Inland Marine, Crime
  • Auto
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Directors & Officers (D&O)
  • Employment Practices Liability (EPL)
  • Media Liability E&O
  • Cyber
  • Contingency including event cancellation, non-appearance, adverse weather
  • Accident and medical
  • Special Event, including participant coverage
Special Entertainment Coverages

Film, Radio, and Television
Cast / essential element coverage, negative / faulty film and stock, props / sets / wardrobe, owned / rented equipment, third-party property damage, stunts and/or pyrotechnics, media E&O, CGL (domestic and foreign), transmission failure, full DICE coverage, drone coverage, library stock, hired auto physical damage

Entertainment Services
Rented / owned equipment, voluntary parting (including loss of income), third-party property damage, extra expense and loss of income, CGL (domestic and foreign)

Live / Touring / Special Events
Touring Liability (domestic and foreign), event cancellation / non-appearance / adverse weather, terrorism or threat of terrorism, promoter liability, props / sets / wardrobe, third-party property damage, miscellaneous equipment floater, media E&O, special events (single event or annual policy, including participant coverage), cast / essential element coverage, Liquor Liability, accident / medical

Event cancellation / non-appearance / adverse weather, terrorism or threat of terrorism, Tenant User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP), civil authority, abandonment coverage, Liquor Liability

Shell / Loan-Out Corporations
Combination of Comprehensive Personal Liability and business GL for appearances and events, including Auto, Inland Marine, Excess, Workers’ Comp (domestic servants) for actors, athletes, and other high profile individuals

Management Liability
Media E&O, including film producers, broadcasters, publishers, distributors, touring / live events, D&O, EPL, and Cyber liability

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