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Nealy Farshadi

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

Target classes
Film, Radio, Television
  • DICE: Documentaries, Industrial, Commercial, and Educational productions
  • Music / Video Production
  • Advertising Agency DICE Wrap-Up
  • Independent Films
  • Motion Picture Studio Productions
  • Photographers
  • TV / Radio Stations and Broadcasters
  • Media Distribution – Music & Video
Entertainment Services
  • Equipment Rental Houses
  • Postproduction Services – Voice Editing, Film Editing, etc.
  • Miscellaneous Equipment Services
  • Event Promoters / Producers
  • Event Production Services
  • Miscellaneous A/V Services
  • Scenery / Set Design & Fabrication
  • Talent Agencies
  • Film / Acting Schools
Live / Touring / Theatrical / Special Events (including participant liability)
  • Theatrical Companies
  • Touring Entertainers/Artists
  • Special Events – festivals, retreats, street fares, weddings, conventions, parades, art exhibits, and trade shows
  • Staging for Events
  • Event Planners
  • TULIP – Tenant Users Liability Insurance Policy
  • Stadiums
  • Concert Halls
  • Art Galleries and 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 and medical, special event (including participant coverage)
  • Admitted and non-admitted products available for your most complicated 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
  • Dedicated team with 50 years’ combined experience handling entertainment accounts
  • Fast claims services
Products Offered
  • Package – Property, GL, IM, Crime
  • Auto
  • Workers’ Comp
  • D&O
  • EPLI
  • Media Liability E&O
  • Cyber
  • Contingency (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, and wardrobe, owned / rented equipment, third-party property damage, stunts and/or pyrotechnics, media E&O, CGL – domestic and foreign, transmission failure, owned / rented equipment, 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 / Theatrical / Special Events
Touring Liability – domestic and foreign, event cancellation / non-appearance / adverse weather, terrorism or threat of terrorism, promotor liability, props, sets & wardrobe, third-party property damage, miscellaneous equipment floater, media E&O, special events – single event or annual policy (including participants liability), 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. Can include 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, EPLI, and Cyber liability

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