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That’s where <strong>Errors &amp; Omissions insurance (“E&amp;O”)</strong> can help.</p>\n<p><strong>Among other things, it offers protection against:</strong></p>\n<ul>\n<li>Claims of plagiarism</li>\n<li>Libel/slander accusations</li>\n<li>Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy</li>\n<li>Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:</li>\n</ul>\n<ol>\n<li>Titles</li>\n<li>Formats</li>\n<li>Ideas</li>\n<li>Characters</li>\n<li>Plots</li>\n</ol>\n<p>The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">distributors</a> require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.</p>\n<p>Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; <strong><a href=\"/contact-us\" rel=\" noopener\">contact us</a></strong> to ensure you have the right coverage.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p>Producer Errors and Omissions</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p></span>","keywords":[],"campaign_name":"Film Insurance","campaign_utm":"Film%20Insurance","enable_google_amp_output_override":false,"featured_image":"","featured_image_alt_text":"","link_rel_canonical_url":"","meta_description":"Producer's Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance provides legal counsel to defend cases of alleged plagiarism of film and TV scripts. 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Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n<!--more-->\n<p><strong>All of a sudden, things aren’t going to plan...</strong></p>\n<p>Legal counsel to defend such cases is costly, and even if the matter is resolved without a lawsuit it will still drain valuable time from your production schedule.</p>\n<p><strong>No amount of preparation can totally eliminate the risk.</strong></p>\n<p>That’s why even when you know you’ve covered your bases, you still need insurance to protect you if something goes wrong. That’s where <strong>Errors &amp; Omissions insurance (“E&amp;O”)</strong> can help.</p>\n<p><strong>Among other things, it offers protection against:</strong></p>\n<ul>\n<li>Claims of plagiarism</li>\n<li>Libel/slander accusations</li>\n<li>Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy</li>\n<li>Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:</li>\n</ul>\n<ol>\n<li>Titles</li>\n<li>Formats</li>\n<li>Ideas</li>\n<li>Characters</li>\n<li>Plots</li>\n</ol>\n<p>The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">distributors</a> require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.</p>\n<p>Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; <strong><a href=\"/contact-us\" rel=\" noopener\">contact us</a></strong> to ensure you have the right coverage.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p>Producer Errors and Omissions</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p>","rss_summary":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. 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Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n<!--more-->\n<p><strong>All of a sudden, things aren’t going to plan...</strong></p>\n<p>Legal counsel to defend such cases is costly, and even if the matter is resolved without a lawsuit it will still drain valuable time from your production schedule.</p>\n<p><strong>No amount of preparation can totally eliminate the risk.</strong></p>\n<p>That’s why even when you know you’ve covered your bases, you still need insurance to protect you if something goes wrong. That’s where <strong>Errors &amp; Omissions insurance (“E&amp;O”)</strong> can help.</p>\n<p><strong>Among other things, it offers protection against:</strong></p>\n<ul>\n<li>Claims of plagiarism</li>\n<li>Libel/slander accusations</li>\n<li>Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy</li>\n<li>Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:</li>\n</ul>\n<ol>\n<li>Titles</li>\n<li>Formats</li>\n<li>Ideas</li>\n<li>Characters</li>\n<li>Plots</li>\n</ol>\n<p>The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">distributors</a> require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.</p>\n<p>Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; <strong><a href=\"/contact-us\" rel=\" noopener\">contact us</a></strong> to ensure you have the right coverage.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p>Producer Errors and Omissions</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p></span>","postBodyRss":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\" data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n<!--more-->\n<p><strong>All of a sudden, things aren’t going to plan...</strong></p>\n<p>Legal counsel to defend such cases is costly, and even if the matter is resolved without a lawsuit it will still drain valuable time from your production schedule.</p>\n<p><strong>No amount of preparation can totally eliminate the risk.</strong></p>\n<p>That’s why even when you know you’ve covered your bases, you still need insurance to protect you if something goes wrong. That’s where <strong>Errors &amp; Omissions insurance (“E&amp;O”)</strong> can help.</p>\n<p><strong>Among other things, it offers protection against:</strong></p>\n<ul>\n<li>Claims of plagiarism</li>\n<li>Libel/slander accusations</li>\n<li>Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy</li>\n<li>Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:</li>\n</ul>\n<ol>\n<li>Titles</li>\n<li>Formats</li>\n<li>Ideas</li>\n<li>Characters</li>\n<li>Plots</li>\n</ol>\n<p>The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">distributors</a> require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.</p>\n<p>Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; <strong><a href=\"/contact-us\" rel=\" noopener\">contact us</a></strong> to ensure you have the right coverage.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p>Producer Errors and Omissions</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p>","postEmailContent":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n","postFeaturedImageIfEnabled":"","postListContent":"<span id=\"hs_cos_wrapper_post_body\" class=\"hs_cos_wrapper hs_cos_wrapper_meta_field hs_cos_wrapper_type_rich_text\" style=\"\" data-hs-cos-general-type=\"meta_field\" data-hs-cos-type=\"rich_text\" ><h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\" data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n<!--more-->\n<p><strong>All of a sudden, things aren’t going to plan...</strong></p>\n<p>Legal counsel to defend such cases is costly, and even if the matter is resolved without a lawsuit it will still drain valuable time from your production schedule.</p>\n<p><strong>No amount of preparation can totally eliminate the risk.</strong></p>\n<p>That’s why even when you know you’ve covered your bases, you still need insurance to protect you if something goes wrong. That’s where <strong>Errors &amp; Omissions insurance (“E&amp;O”)</strong> can help.</p>\n<p><strong>Among other things, it offers protection against:</strong></p>\n<ul>\n<li>Claims of plagiarism</li>\n<li>Libel/slander accusations</li>\n<li>Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy</li>\n<li>Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:</li>\n</ul>\n<ol>\n<li>Titles</li>\n<li>Formats</li>\n<li>Ideas</li>\n<li>Characters</li>\n<li>Plots</li>\n</ol>\n<p>The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">distributors</a> require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.</p>\n<p>Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; <strong><a href=\"/contact-us\" rel=\" noopener\">contact us</a></strong> to ensure you have the right coverage.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p>Producer Errors and Omissions</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p></span>","postListSummaryFeaturedImage":"","postRssContent":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n","postRssSummaryFeaturedImage":"","postSummary":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n","postSummaryRss":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. 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You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n","postTemplate":"prox_frontrow/templates/blog/blog-post.html","previewImageSrc":null,"previewKey":"vsKQDVPy","previousPostFeaturedImage":"https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/61352/shutterstock_603422519-1.jpg","previousPostFeaturedImageAltText":"","previousPostName":"Equipment Breakdown Insurance: Essential For Small Businesses","previousPostSlug":"articles/equipment-breakdown-insurance-why-your-small-business-needs-this-coverage","processingStatus":"PUBLISHED","propertyForDynamicPageCanonicalUrl":null,"propertyForDynamicPageFeaturedImage":null,"propertyForDynamicPageMetaDescription":null,"propertyForDynamicPageSlug":null,"propertyForDynamicPageTitle":null,"publicAccessRules":[{"ids":[],"type":"LIST_MEMBERSHIP"}],"publicAccessRulesEnabled":false,"publishDate":1538515668000,"publishDateLocalTime":1538515668000,"publishDateLocalized":{"date":1538515668000,"format":"medium","language":"en_US"},"publishImmediately":true,"publishTimezoneOffset":null,"publishedAt":1657027656267,"publishedByEmail":null,"publishedById":7915797,"publishedByName":null,"publishedUrl":"https://www.frontrowinsurance.com/articles/protecting-your-script","resolvedDomain":"www.frontrowinsurance.com","resolvedLanguage":null,"rssBody":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\" data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n<!--more-->\n<p><strong>All of a sudden, things aren’t going to plan...</strong></p>\n<p>Legal counsel to defend such cases is costly, and even if the matter is resolved without a lawsuit it will still drain valuable time from your production schedule.</p>\n<p><strong>No amount of preparation can totally eliminate the risk.</strong></p>\n<p>That’s why even when you know you’ve covered your bases, you still need insurance to protect you if something goes wrong. That’s where <strong>Errors &amp; Omissions insurance (“E&amp;O”)</strong> can help.</p>\n<p><strong>Among other things, it offers protection against:</strong></p>\n<ul>\n<li>Claims of plagiarism</li>\n<li>Libel/slander accusations</li>\n<li>Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy</li>\n<li>Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:</li>\n</ul>\n<ol>\n<li>Titles</li>\n<li>Formats</li>\n<li>Ideas</li>\n<li>Characters</li>\n<li>Plots</li>\n</ol>\n<p>The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">distributors</a> require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.</p>\n<p>Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; <strong><a href=\"/contact-us\" rel=\" noopener\">contact us</a></strong> to ensure you have the right coverage.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p>Producer Errors and Omissions</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p>","rssSummary":"<h2>Producer's E&amp;O Insurance</h2>\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-wrapper hs-responsive-embed\" style=\"margin: 0px auto; display: block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative; overflow: hidden; padding: 0; max-width: 560px; max-height: 315px; min-width: 256px;\">\n<div class=\"hs-responsive-embed-inner-wrapper\" style=\"position: relative; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; padding-bottom: 56.25%; margin: 0;\"><iframe class=\"hs-responsive-embed-iframe\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: none;\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture\" xml=\"lang\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/wyNKi6L5gUI\" allowfullscreen data-service=\"youtube\" width=\"560\" height=\"315\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe></div>\n</div>\n<h2>Ensure Your Story is Told. 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Protect your Script.</h2>\n<p><span style=\"background-color: transparent;\">Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.</span></p>\n<!--more-->\n<p><strong>All of a sudden, things aren’t going to plan...</strong></p>\n<p>Legal counsel to defend such cases is costly, and even if the matter is resolved without a lawsuit it will still drain valuable time from your production schedule.</p>\n<p><strong>No amount of preparation can totally eliminate the risk.</strong></p>\n<p>That’s why even when you know you’ve covered your bases, you still need insurance to protect you if something goes wrong. That’s where <strong>Errors &amp; Omissions insurance (“E&amp;O”)</strong> can help.</p>\n<p><strong>Among other things, it offers protection against:</strong></p>\n<ul>\n<li>Claims of plagiarism</li>\n<li>Libel/slander accusations</li>\n<li>Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy</li>\n<li>Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:</li>\n</ul>\n<ol>\n<li>Titles</li>\n<li>Formats</li>\n<li>Ideas</li>\n<li>Characters</li>\n<li>Plots</li>\n</ol>\n<p>The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many <a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">distributors</a> require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.</p>\n<p>Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; <strong><a href=\"/contact-us\" rel=\" noopener\">contact us</a></strong> to ensure you have the right coverage.</p>\n<p><strong>Related Post</strong>: <a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n<h3>RELATED LINKS:</h3>\n<p><a href=\"/errors-omissions-insurance-101\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O Insurance 101 &amp; How to Protect Your Film Project</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/eo-what-filmmakers-need-to-know\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: What You Need to Know</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/66030/film-and-tv-producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-cost\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Cost</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-errors-and-omissions-insurance-quote-are-you-being-offered-the-right-coverage-for-your-needs\" rel=\" noopener\">Are you paying for the coverage you need?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/24691/steps-to-obtain-errors-and-ommissions-insurance-for-films\" rel=\" noopener\">Steps to Obtain</a></p>\n<p>Producer Errors and Omissions</p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-insurance-best-practices-when-reviewing-scripts\" rel=\" noopener\">E&amp;O: Reviewing Scripts</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/109689/distributor-s-errors-and-omissions-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Distributor Errors and Omissions</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/producers-eo-what-is-my-distributor-and-financer-asking-for\" rel=\" noopener\">Documentary E&amp;O Insurance</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/copyright-reports-use-them-to-minimize-the-potential-of-a-producers-eo-claim\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102723/e-o-insurance-how-much-of-your-productions-format-is-copyright-able\" rel=\" noopener\">How much of your film is copyright-able?</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/103438/e-o-acquire-proper-permission-before-you-eat-at-mcd-or-drink-a-c\" rel=\" noopener\">Copyright Infringements</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/10796/title-reports-who-needs-them-e-o-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">Title Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/26544/script-insurance-clearance-reports-what-are-they-and-why-are-they-important\" rel=\" noopener\">Script Clearance Reports</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/27709/film-eo-insurance-clearances-procedures-for-film-producers-part-1-of-3\" rel=\" noopener\">Clearance Procedures</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/107141/film-insurance-e-o-claims-made-policies-vs-occurrence-policies\" rel=\" noopener\">Claims Made vs. Occurrence</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/filmmakers-insurance-part-i\" rel=\" noopener\">Fair Use</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/broadcasting-film-insurance\" rel=\" noopener\">False Light Accusations</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/articles/bid/102480/eo-insurance-for-film-and-tv-the-value-of-a-lawyer\" rel=\" noopener\">The value of a lawyer</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/how-can-you-make-a-film-like-the-social-network-without-getting-permission-from-mark-zuckerbergyour-blog-post-title-here\" rel=\" noopener\">To get or not get permission: The Social Network</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"/articles/bid/107690/obtaining-e-o-insurance-for-your-film-production-and-preventing-litigation\" rel=\" noopener\">A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&amp;O insurance and preventing litigation</a></p>"},"deleted_at":1649448322853,"id":"post_body","label":"Blog Content","name":"post_body","type":"rich_text"}}}

Protecting Your Script with Producer's E&O Insurance

Producer's E&O Insurance

Ensure Your Story is Told. Protect your Script.

Your team has recently secured the rights to a popular book, and you’re ready to make it into a feature film. You’re excited to get started bringing the concept and promise of the book to life, and you hire a respected screenwriter to adapt the book for the screen. You’re working on revisions when suddenly a letter arrives from another screenwriter who claims that he pitched a very similar script to the director not long ago.

All of a sudden, things aren’t going to plan...

Legal counsel to defend such cases is costly, and even if the matter is resolved without a lawsuit it will still drain valuable time from your production schedule.

No amount of preparation can totally eliminate the risk.

That’s why even when you know you’ve covered your bases, you still need insurance to protect you if something goes wrong. That’s where Errors & Omissions insurance (“E&O”) can help.

Among other things, it offers protection against:

  • Claims of plagiarism
  • Libel/slander accusations
  • Accusations of defamation of character or invasion of privacy
  • Lawsuits arising from alleged unauthorized use of:
  1. Titles
  2. Formats
  3. Ideas
  4. Characters
  5. Plots

The policy will pay for legal defense if a third party sues you for the above reasons, even if the claim has no merit, and provides peace of mind after your initial due diligence is completed. Finally and perhaps most importantly, many distributors require that you have this coverage in place prior to green-lighting release of your film.

Don’t let your film get derailed before it even gets on track; contact us to ensure you have the right coverage.

Related Post: Best Practices When Reviewing Scripts

 

RELATED LINKS:

E&O Insurance 101 & How to Protect Your Film Project

E&O: What You Need to Know

E&O: Cost

Are you paying for the coverage you need?

Steps to Obtain

Producer Errors and Omissions

E&O: Reviewing Scripts

Distributor Errors and Omissions

Documentary E&O Insurance

Copyright Reports

How much of your film is copyright-able?

Copyright Infringements

Title Reports

Script Clearance Reports

Clearance Procedures

Claims Made vs. Occurrence

Fair Use

False Light Accusations

The value of a lawyer

To get or not get permission: The Social Network

A production lawyer's guide to obtaining E&O insurance and preventing litigation

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