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Film and TV E&O

As you bring stars to the big and small screen, Tokio Marine HCC will be with you every step of the way.

The world of TV and film is fast-paced and ever-changing. Firms in this space need a risk partner that knows their market and their risks.

Our Film & TV E&O coverage is specifically designed for production companies that create and distribute content for cinematic, television and online release, as well as podcasts, music videos and theatrical productions. 

Our flexible approach to risk means you can secure cover on a single production basis or as an annual blanket cover to secure the risk in a larger portfolio of content.


Best for

  • Production companies producing cinematic films, programmes for television, theatrical releases, webisodes or any other medium

  • Programme genres including, but not limited to, drama, light entertainment, lifestyle and factual investigative and non-investigative documentaries

  • Film distributors

  • Live events for broadcast


  • Maximum policy period of five years for single productions on a claims made basis
  • Up to GBP/USD/EUR10,000,000 limit of indemnity
  • Occurrence policies on single productions up to five years, plus five-year extended reporting period
  • Extensions for merchandising and soundtrack
  • Cover for title subject to a satisfactory title report and opinion
  • Cover for fair use and fair dealing
  • Extended reporting period for Additional Insureds under an annual blanket
  • Professional indemnity extension available under an annual blanket
  • Cover for pure distribution of third-party content
  • Worldwide cover as standard
  • Ability to write international E&O via Tokio Marine Ireland (TMI) and Lloyd’s




Summary of coverage

  • Defamation or other tort related to disparagement of character, reputation or feelings of any person or organisation, including libel, slander, product disparagement and malicious falsehood

  • Unintentional breach of confidentiality or other invasion, infringement or interference with rights of privacy or publicity, including false light and the public disclosure of private facts

  • Unintentional infringement of copyright, title, slogan, trademark, trade dress, service mark, misappropriation of ideas, formats, characters, trade names, character names, titles, plots, musical compositions, voices, slogans, graphic material or artwork, passing off and plagiarism or commercial appropriation of name or likeness

  • A negligent act, negligent error, negligent omission or negligent misstatement in any content relating to any named production

  • Unintentional breach of a license to use a third party’s trademarked or copyrighted material

  • Defence costs are inclusive to the Indemnity Limit


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Professional Indemnity Claims Team

Our claims professionals work closely with you and your advisors to develop a solution-oriented strategy and to achieve a fair and efficient resolution of any claim. We will also explain how the coverage afforded under a policy applies to each claim, in a timely and comprehensive manner.

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Guides & resources

Film & TV Brochure

Find out more about Tokio Marine HCC's PI Film & TV team here

Media Insurance Policy Glossary

View our Media insurance policy glossary here.

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