Film & TV

camera - film

Providing experience and proven expertise in managing risk for the property and casualty insurance needs of film projects of every size and budget

Ascend insures film and video projects ranging from simple one-camera training shoots to medium- budget independent films. We protect the producer’s physical and intellectual assets as well as the legal liability arising from the cast and crew of the production. 

We cover damage and theft of props, wardrobe and sets, owned and rented shooting equipment, negative film or videotape, faulty stock, camera and processing, and many other crucial areas of production.


As a leading independent insurance brokerage with a team of brokers who are insurance experts with entertainment business experience so we understand your business through hands-on, real-world experience.

Ascend has direct access to the world’s leading insurers guaranteeing the best coverage and pricing available.  

Ascend Advantage

• Expertise and Experience
• Long-standing relationships with the top entertainment insurance markets
• Risk Management Services (additional fees may apply)
• Template contracts for performers, suppliers and vendors (additional fees may apply)
• Fast service for certificates, claims management, endorsements
• 24-Hour Emergency Access

Coverage Options

• General Liability
• Business Auto
• Umbrella
• Liquor Liability
• Rented and Owned Equipment
• Property
• Business Income
• Media Errors and Omissions



• Professional Liability
• Crime
• Volunteer Accident Medical
• Workers’ Compensation
• Event Cancellation / Non-appearance Coverage
• Directors and Officers
• Employment Practices Liability
• Weather Insurance