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Foreign Productions

The full array of insurance coverages at competitive premiums for foreign productions of any budget, up to 12 months in duration.

Eligible Productions

To be eligible for Foreign Production Package:

  1. Shoot outside the U.S. and Canada.
  2. Not have stunts, pyrotechnics or underwater activities.
  3. Not take place in a country sanctioned by the U.S. government.
  4. Available for U.S. based production companies shooting outside the U.S. and Canada.


Available coverages include:

Inland Marine Rented Equipment, Owned Equipment, Negative & Faulty Stock.
General Liability Limits up to 5,000,000. Waiver of Subrogation.
Contingent Automobile Automobile Liability, Automobile Physical Damage, Limits up to 5,000,000.
Workers Compensation Employers Responsibility, Limits up to 5,000,000.
Travel Accident Travel Accident to comply with guild requirements.
Volunteer Accident Accident coverage for volunteers.

Eligible Productions

The following represents a list of eligible production types.

  • "The Making of" Videos
  • Animation
  • Commercial
  • Community TV Interview
  • Corporate Video
  • Demo Reel Shoot
  • Digital Video
  • Direct Sale Videos
  • Director's Reel
  • Documentary
  • Editing
  • Educational & Training Film
  • Experimental Film
  • Feature Film
  • Pick-up Shoot
  • Festival Reel
  • Film Promotion
  • Independent Feature, Low Budget
  • Industrial
  • Infomercial
  • Instructional Video
  • Live Action Shot
  • Miscellaneous Production
  • Motion Picture
  • Music Video
  • Non Airing Pilot
  • Photography Shoot
  • Point of Sale Video
  • Post-production
  • Pre-production
  • Promotional Video
  • Public Access Program
  • Public Service Announcement
  • Reality Based TV Show
  • SAG Experimental
  • SAG Limited Exhibition
  • SAG Modified Low Budget
  • Sales Video
  • Short Film
  • Soap Opera
  • Spec Commercial
  • Spec Production
  • Television Pilot
  • Television Series
  • Television Special
  • Thesis Film
  • Trailer
  • Training Video
  • Video Biography
  • Video Game Shoot
  • Video Location Survey
  • Video Shoot (Miscellaneous)

Eligible States

The Abacus Foreign Productions program is currently available for clients located in the indicated states. Hover over each state for a list of lines of business available.

The content displayed on this website is for informational purposes only and is not an offer for insurance. To apply for insurance, contact your broker.
Coverages referenced on this website may not be available in all territories and may vary depending on the exposure. Minimum premiums may vary by state.

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