Radio & Television

Montreal firm offering coronavirus insurance for Canadian producers

MONTREAL — Canadian insurance broker and financial services firm Assurart, based in Montreal, announced today it is offering flexible coronavirus production insurance for film and TV producers across Canada. “The policy offers critical protection to lenders, financiers and production companies in the case of extra expenses incurred for production delays and production abandonment due to Covid-related testing, illness or death, as well as civil authority shutdowns,” reads Assurart’s press release. “Available for domestic and foreign production of scripted, animated or factual content, and with policy limits from $1,000,000 to $20,000,000 in the currency of choice, the policy provides a flexible...

Our industry and COVID-19

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