Tag: Production

Covid-19 cover for photographers and production companies

We are often asked by photographers and production companies whether there is any cover for Covid-19 under photographic or media production policies. Currently there is no cover available in the insurance market for cancellation or abandonment of a shoot as a result of Covid-19.  However, the employers and public liability sections do not exclude Covid-19. …

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Stunts and special extras in film and advertising production

Insurance for film and advertising production will cover the basics of; injuries on set, equipment damage, copyright claims, and any car operated for the production. There is, however, a whole range of special policies you may need to add onto your short term or annual insurance policy to keep your production covered.   These special policies …

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The low down: the absolute essential cover to keep your advertising or film production safe

Things rarely go exactly to plan in shoots. Equipment breaks, people get hurt and shoots get delayed. There are so many reasons producers obtain film or advertising production insurance – it protects everything and everyone involved in your production from liability up to a specified amount of money.  Each insurance policy is unique, tailored to …

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How to get seen in the world of advertising production

With so many different avenues available to budding filmmakers and directors trying to get noticed in the world of advertising it can be daunting knowing where to start. Here’s our run down of the effective ways of being seen if you’re in the world of advertising production. It’s worth noting that these principles are the …

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Shoot Productions Guidance during Covid-19 (21st May 2020)

Here at Williamson Carson we have been trying to provide as much information as possible to our clients during this difficult time of uncertainty. Along with our partners at the AOP we have put together these guidelines for our Shoot Production clients. If you ever need us for further advice please email us on queries@williamson-carson.co.uk …

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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