WILLIAMSON CARSON


INSURING VIDEOGRAPHERS & PRODUCTION COMPANIES SINCE 1986

videography insurance

Why choose Williamson Carson for your Videography Insurance?

  • Over 30 years insuring Videographers
  • Worldwide cover for your equipment
  • All risks protection for your equipment
  • Personal account handler
  • Personal claims handler if things go wrong
  • Tailored cover for you
  • Additional £2,500 office contents as standard
  • Additional £5,000 hired equipment as standard
  • Payment options available

What Services do Williamson Carson provide for Videographers?

ALL RISKS EQUIPMENT COVER

• Accidental Damage Cover for your equipment
• New for Old Policy in the event of a claim
• Worldwide cover as standard – free of charge
• Equipment Hire Cover, during a claim
• Includes cover in vehicles and Aircraft Holds
• Includes damage by Airline Staff / Baggage Handlers

RE–SHOOT COVER

With rapidly increasing production costs for shoots it is more important than ever to protect yourself against re-shoot costs should something happen beyond your control.

We have a re-shoot policy for videographers designed using Chubb’s expertise in the film industry and Williamson Carson’s vast knowledge of the industry.

PUBLIC AND EMPLOYERS LIABILITY

We have a Liability Cover with Hiscox Insurance Co, a leading UK insurer.

It is a legal requirement to have Employers Liability cover to protect anyone you employ. This would include actors, assistants, crew, work experience people or anyone else under your care or control.

If you want to know more about Videography Insurance please contact us or

Does my photographic policy cover any equipment that I hire?

Did you know that Photographic Equipment may not be covered under your own equipment policy? Find out about Hired Equipment cover here.

Public Liability for Photographers – what to check?

With an Insurance that seems to be beneficial for nearly every occupation on the planet, how do you know that it’s the right Insurance for a Photogrpaher, to suit your needs. Below we have written the key points to make sure your Public Liability covers you in the best way possible in the event of a claim.

What’s the difference between Production Insurance and Professional Indemnity Insurance?

If you ever have to make a claim the most gut wrenching response you can get from your insurer is that you don’t have the correct cover. When you pay lots of money for insurance it’s infuriating if it doesn’t help you when you need it most. That’s why it’s so important to make sure …

Read More “What’s the difference between Production Insurance and Professional Indemnity Insurance?”

Need a Videography Insurance Quote?

We’ve worked with Williamson Carson for well over 18 years now and I can safely say that their care and attention to detail in dealing with our film shoots has been massively  instrumental in the success of the company.  I’m not sure that any other brokerage has a better understanding of the intricacies of our business than Tom and his associates. We feel very lucky to be working with them and we look forward to continuing the relationship for many years to come. We regard them as trusted advisors, consummate professionals and, most importantly, really good friends.

Pete Chambers, Mad Cow Films

Review from TrustPilot

I've been dealing with Williamson Carson for over 20 years having been introduced to them through the Association of Photographers of which I'm a member. When I've had a claim, however complex, it has been dealt with quickly and efficiently and they very much work for you. They really understand the industry and just happen to be a great bunch of people to deal with.

– Larry Bray

Tom Carson & Williamson Carson have been my insurance brokers for over 15 years. The advice and cover they provides is both comprehensive and realistic. Tom's many years insuring the photographic and film industry means he is never fazed when I throw him last minute curve balls on shoots & on the 2 occasions I have needed my insurance it was dealt with swiftly & professionally. I highly recommend Tom and his team.

– Katy Niker, Burnham Niker