When An Actor Goes Down, The Insurer Pays Up

 Thursday, April 27, 2017

 Insurance Business

In big-budget film and television productions, the biggest threat to insurers is harm to an A-List actor. In fact, ensuring the safety of the major players is a top priority for entertainment insurers everywhere, from the big screen to the small screen to the stage. Susan McGuirl, head of North American entertainment for Allianz, which has — through its acquisition of Fireman’s Fund Insurance — been insuring film productions in Hollywood since the Silent Era, said productions continue to get bigger and more expensive.
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