An annual policy is a very convenient way of administering your insurance if you anticipate multiple productions in the next twelve months.

The DICE Insurance policy covers smaller budget Documentaries, Corporate VideosCommercialsEducational FilmsMusic VideosTraining Videos, Shorts — virtually everything except for Feature Films and TV Series.

Premiums start at under $2,000 (subject to change without notice), but can increase based on gross production costs, as well as coverage options selected. We can consolidate all coverages into one package with one renewal date.

The following is hypothetical example of a DICE package including $20,000 in Owned Mobile Equipment and $20,000 in Owned Fixed Equipment. Policy Territory is Canada/US only.


Limit of Liability


Negative Film



Faulty Stock



Props, Sets & Wardrobe



Rented Equipment



Owned Mobile Equipment



Owned Fixed Equipment



Extra Expense



Vehicle Physical Damage

$250,000 Per Vehicle

15%/$2,500 Min $10,000 Max

Office Contents



Third Party Property Damage



Money & Securities



Commercial General Liability





Approximate Premium: $2,695 (subject to change)
Agency Fee: $110 (subject to change)
Applicable Provincial Sales Taxes will apply

Higher Limits Available at an Additional Premium

Additional Insured Certificates are available at no additional cost.

In order to film on many municipal streets in Canada you will need a $5,000,000 General Liability limit. This package provides continual coverage which allows you the flexibility to take on last minute projects without having to scramble to negotiate insurance coverage.

You can find our application for the annual DICE policy here.

We would be happy to discuss any questions you have to help you complete the application. Please be sure to attach a resume showing your experience when submitting your application.  

If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices.


Provides Motion Picture/Television (IATSE/NABET/SAG/DGA) and other Guild or Union contract requirements for accidental death, dismemberment and/or disability insurance to all production company cast or crew members. Coverage is blanket and the limits of liability meet all signatory requirements. It covers various modes of transportation; including extra-hazardous work, underwater filming, etc. as recited in various Guild agreements.

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Front Row Insurance has always been a go-to for us, from last minute camera rental needs to fairly priced insurance rates. In a world where cameras are cheap and everything else around a production is not, it's nice to see alternative options for independent filmmakers.
Scott Drucker
Co-director of Who is Arthur Chu?, the feature documentary that premiered at Slamdance

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