• Film Insurance

    Since 1969, the Truman Van Dyke Company has insured thousands of Feature Films and Television Pilots and Series. We offer Production Insurance Package Policies and General Liability Policies for any film project, from one day shoots to productions with budgets up to 50 million in production costs.

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  • D.I.C.E.

    The producer of Documentaries, Industrial Films, Commercials, and Educational Films (DICE producers) require specialized annual policies to protect themselves. We offer general liability policies as well as Production Insurance Policies tailored to the DICE Producer.

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  • E & O

    An Errors and Omissions insurance policy covers legal liability and defense costs for the production company against lawsuits alleging unauthorized use of title, format, ideas, characters or plots, plagiarism, unfair competition or piracy. Errors and Omissions also protects for alleged libel, slander, defamation of character or invasion of privacy.

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  • Short Term Productions

    We have a specialty unit for short term film and television productions such as commercials, photography shoots and student films. The key advantage of this unit is speed. The unit is designed to respond to the often last minute nature of these types of productions.

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  • Equipment Rental

    We have over 40 years of experience providing insurance for equipment rental companies. We insure cameras, lighting, props sets and wardrobe, staging and other equipment rented for film production as well as special events.

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  • Entertainers

    The entertainer is unique when it comes to insurance coverage. We offer GL coverage for the entertainer's Shell Corporation, Umbrella coverage, and a full array of personal lines coverages for high valued homes and automobiles. When the entertainer performs, we can offer complete insurance coverage for their tours and appearances.

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  • Special Events

    Truman Van Dyke can insure a wide variety of Events such as corporate events, music concerts, fairs, festivals, conventions, exhibits, etc. We have special programs for entertainment related events, whether it is a one day event or an on going event on an annual basis. We offer event cancellation and weather insurance as well.

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  • Cyber Liability

    Cyber Risks are the first-and third-party risks associated with e-business, the Internet, networks and informational assets. Merchants and processors both face suits from both consumers and issuing financial institutions. Studies show that the total average cost to the victim of a data breach in 2007 was $197 per record, and as much as $239 per record for financial services companies.

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The Truman Van Dyke Company is the Premier one-stop insurance brokerage for the Entertainment Industry. We offer complete insurance solutions for the production of feature films, television, commercials and documentaries including General Liability, Production and E&O (Errors and Omissions) coverage. We are also experts in all forms of commercial insurance for the many businesses that support the entertainment industry.

Our short term specialty unit is specifically for productions, special events and other entertainment or filming endeavors of limited duration. The key advantage of our short term unit is speed. We are geared towards the often last minute nature of this kind of work. The short term unit can provide short term policies for General Liability, Equipment Rental, Workers' Compensation, Non Owned and Hired Auto and many more.


Are you an agent or broker without the appointments necessary to place your entertainment related risk?

We are experts at placing your risks and provide the expertise and fast turn around necessary to satisfy the most demanding entertainment client.

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The Truman Van Dyke Agency is a full service agency providing both Commercial and Personal Insurance including Homeowners, Personal Auto, Umbrella, Earthquake, Flood, Fine Arts & Collections, Jewelry, Health, Life and Disability insurance.

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David Stearns is our Director of Personal Lines. David has many years of experience working with individuals, business management firms and certified public accounting firms, managing accounts ranging from a few hundred dollars to several million dollars.

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