Canada’s largest Entertainment Insurance Broker has acquired Continental Média Assurances S.A.S. – a specialized film insurance brokerage located near the Arc de Triomphe. Continental provides innovative insurance solutions for producers of film, television and commercials in France and Belgium.
"We are delighted to welcome Continental into the Front Row Group. Our volume with the insurance companies gives us a competitive edge when negotiating coverage, premiums and claims settlements for our clients and we expect to leverage our volume to the benefit of the film producers in France and Belgium," said David Hamilton, President of Front Row based in Vancouver.
Front Row and Continental negotiate with insurance companies on behalf of film producers to obtain the best coverage at the lowest premium. When the star gets injured in a stunt, the studio floods, the set burns down, gear is damaged, Front Row makes sure the insurance company pays the producer all the money that they are owed according to the policy.
"We saw this as an incredible opportunity to build on the work we were doing for our clients engaged in film production. I have always enjoyed working with Front Row on co productions so when presented with the opportunity to join Front Row I knew it was the right time to build the international film insurance brokerage that I know the market wants.” said Jean-Claude Beineix, President of Continental.
Front Row will introduce their existing on line products into France for:
The combined company is licensed and registered in all Canadian provinces, the USA and France and works extensively with the leading insurance companies for entertainment insurance such as: Travelers, Chubb, Allianz, Reel Media, Hiscox and Everest.
The legal name of the Paris office is : Continental Média Assurances S.A.S.
The address is: 33, rue de Miromesnil - 75008 PARIS (FRANCE)
Front Row is an independent, Canadian-owned brokerage, specializing in film & television
insurance. The brokerage works with top producers of live action and digital media and has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Los Angeles, Nashville and now Paris. Their technical expertise, market leverage and commitment to fair and timely claims settlements always sets them apart from their competitors. http://www.frontrowinsurance.com/
David W. Hamilton
602-1788 W Broadway
Vancouver, B.C., V6J 1Y1
P 604 684 3456
Passionate about the arts…better at insurance