Videographer insurance

What is videographer insurance?

You’re the one hired to capture the moment. You work with a broad range of camera angles, across a range of devices to get eye-catching footage that makes audiences sit up and pay attention.

Maybe you create short video content for social media campaigns, or longer-length work for adverts. You could film weddings or special events like festivals, expos or conferences.

You could create short video content for social media campaigns, or longer-length work for adverts. You could film weddings or special events like festivals, expos or conferences. Whatever you do, you’ll use a broad range of equipment, expensive cameras and devices to do it.

Protect them with AXA’s business insurance for videographers, which’ll offer cover to protect you in case of third-party injury or damage, and legal expenses cover to help with lawyer’s fees and compensation costs.

Why do videographers need insurance?

No matter how hard you plan, accidents can happen. Perhaps a camera is damaged or stolen when you’re travelling to a shoot?

Maybe a guest is injured on a set as a result of your rigging equipment, and you’re found to be responsible. Would you be able to pay legal and compensation fees out of your own pocket?

Business insurance for videographers can help protect you against the risks of third party injury or damage, as well as covering you and the work that you do. 

What business insurance do videographers need?

The kind of insurance you need depends on lots of varying factors – from the type of work you do, the size of your business and the scale of the work you carry out.  

The easiest way to find out the type of insurance you need? Get a quote online. It’ll only take a few minutes – simply tell us about you and the work you do, and we’ll point you in the right direction.  

We cover most professional situations, but won’t be able to cover you if you do: 

  • Aerial photography, including drones 
  • Underwater photography 
  • Hazardous locations 
  • Claims arising from lost or poor-quality photographs/footage 

What does business insurance for videographers cover?

Our business insurance for videographers can protect your equipment, premises and any staff or assistants that you work with. Public liability insurance can help you with claims resulting to injury of damage to a third-party, whilst employers liability insurance is a legal requirement for any staff, assistants or volunteers that you work with.

At present, we don’t cover the use of drones.

Can I insure my equipment?

Business equipment cover can be used to protect cameras, lenses and tripods – as well as mobiles, laptops and hard-drives that are essential to the day-to-day life of your company. Simply add on to any of our core covers: public liability, professional indemnity, employers’ liability insurance or contents insurance.

 

What kind of insurance can I get as a videographer?

Choose from the covers below and build insurance focused on what your business needs.

Public liability insurance

Protect your business against third party damage and injury.

Find out more about public liability insurance

Professional indemnity

Cover in case any advice or recommendations you make cause accident or injury.

Find out more about professional indemnity insurance

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Optional extras

Desktop

Business equipment cover

Essential technology covered by business equipment insurance.

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