Live: From The Heart Productions to interview Kent Hamilton

Posted by Mike Groner on Sep 3, 2014 9:43:00 AM

Kent Hamilton InsuranceFront Row President Kent Hamilton will be interviewed by Carole Dean of From The Heart Productions   and Claire Papin in a BlogTalk Radio Program on 9/3/14 at 10 AM.

The topics will be Production Insurance coverage, Errors and Omission Insurance and a question and answer session.

Here is the link to the upcoming interview

This is also the link where listeners can tune in to hear the show live and as an archive later; questions are invited through the call in number at (646) 716-8600

Tags: Film Insurance, E&O insurance for Films, Kent Hamilton

Kent Hamilton of Front Row Insurance to Speak at Cine Gear Expo

Posted by David Hamilton on May 22, 2014 1:22:00 PM

Kent Hamilton, President of Front Row InsuranceFront Row President Kent Hamilton will participate as one of
a professional group of panelists in Cine Gear Expo’s  Master Class “The
Dynamics of Digital Distribution” on Sunday June 8, 2014 at Mole Richardson’s in Hollywood from 2PM to 5PM.  The class will discuss the dynamic world of digital distribution as it relates to future filmmakers.

This will include shopping for a sales company, understanding the choices of distribution/sales and what essential delivery requirements will be needed from the sales side. It will also entail views into the domestic and international markets and how to prepare for this changing global landscape.

Registration is available at




Tags: Film Insurance, Front Row Insurance Brokers, Kent Hamilton

Front Row Insurance Brokers opens an office in Los Angeles

Posted by David Hamilton on Feb 20, 2014 5:17:00 PM

Canada's largest Film Insurance Broker expands to LA.

Vancouver, Canada - - February 20 2014 -- Front Row is pleased to announce the opening of their first office in the United States. The US company will be known as Front Row Insurance Brokers, LLC and will be located at: 14156 Magnolia Blvd, Suite 200, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 .

The Los Angeles office will be headed up by well known film insurance veteran Kent Hamilton. Kent can be reached at 424-529-6700.

Kent will be supported by Mike Groner and Tina Ortiz.

Front Row is licensed and registered in every province and is Canada's largest specialized film insurance broker. Front Row represents: each of the four major film insurance companies: Chubb, Premiere/Everest, Allianz/Firemans Fund and Travelers / St Paul.

"An opportunity arose to bring Kent and his team into Front Row and we quickly worked to make that happen," says David Hamilton, President of Front Row based in Vancouver. "We are delighted that Kent decided to join Front Row given the multiple offers that he received from other brokerage firms." Kent was previously a Senior Vice President at Truman Van Dyke in Los Angeles where he specialized in arranging insurance coverage for film and TV productions.

Front Row is an independent film insurance broker that works on behalf of producers to transfer the risks of filming to insurance companies for a premium charge. Should a claim occur, Front Row ensures that the production company receives the money that they are owed per the insurance policy as quickly as possible.

Front Row also has offices in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver with a combined staff of 31.

Tags: Film Production Insurance, Film insurance broker, Film insurance broker, Front Row Insurance Brokers, Kent Hamilton, Kent Hamilton Insurance

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