Yutree Underwriting

Media & Entertainment by Yutree

Yutree offer highly personalised protection, designed specically for the film, TV, media
and creative industries.

Media by Yutree

Tokio Marine HCC

Who is it for?
The media and entertainment sector

What is the minimum premium?
£150 + ipt

What cover does it provide?
Property damage, business interruption, production exposures, liabilities, professional indemnity, terrorism

Why use Media by Yutree? 

Yutree Underwriting are proud supporters of the media and entertainment sectors.

We are partnered with PLASA (Professional Sound & Lighting Association) and our Media & Entertainment by Yutree product is the BIBA approved product for brokers to access.

We can accommodate a wide range of businesses, from post-production houses to music producers, sound technicians and events.

This is a commercial combined product with all the extensions required for the sector, including:

  • Property damage
  • Business interruption
  • Production exposures
  • Liabilities
  • Professional indemnity
  • Terrorism

We can accommodate a wide range of businesses, from post-production houses to music producers, sound technicians, and events and festivals – both on a short period or annual basis.

Some of the types of client that Yutree can help with include:

  • Post-production companies
  • Sound and light installation companies
  • Corporate production companies
  • Digital marketing agencies
  • Model makers and SFX
  • Film & TV production companies
  • Outside broadcast operators
  • Rental facilities
  • Event and PR companies

Some of the product benefits include:

  • Full theft cover on technical kit including from premises, hotels, on location or at venues
  • Electrical and mechanical breakdown cover
  • Fraudulent hire cover
  • No work at height limit
  • Worldwide geographical limits including USA and Canada
  • Production cover including cancellation/abandonment /postponement costs, cast /crew illness, extra expense and multi media

Yutree can advise brokers every step of the way when competing to win or retain clients in this sector. We can facilitate three-way meetings with you and your clients or prospects if required.

Further reading:

Click here to read our Essential Guide to Film and Media Jargon.

  • £150 + ipt + £25 fee minimum premium
  • £250 third party property damage excess
  • 24-hour quote turnaround
  • Exclusive quotations
  • Competitive premiums and flexible underwriting
  • ‘AA’ rated security
  • No proposal forms
  • Same day documentation
  • Access to a dedicated underwriting team
  • Drones and UAVs considered
  • Worldwide liability cover
  • Specialist media advice and support


I have only been dealing with Yutree for a short period of time but during this time I have been very impressed with their response times, staff attitude and most of all very competitive rates. A Rated security with a quick turnaround has helped us secure new business and hopefully it continues.

Karl Sutcliffe – R A Cowens

Yutree are the BIBA approved scheme for Liability Cover, and have provided an excellent product (covering over 600 trades) and service to our member brokers. We have had excellent feedback from brokers using it, and have no hesitation in supporting Yutree. BIBA has a commitment to raised standards and we can totally support the service and product Yutree offers via the scheme.

Steve White - CEO BIBA

Yutree Insurance provide an excellent service and their quotations are not only very competitive, but are provided in good time, well in advance of target deadlines. Their underwriters are experienced and a pleasure to deal with and are always available to discuss a risk when some flexibility is required, whether in respect of premium or terms, to ensure they are suitable for the client.

Yutree have helped us out with several recent cases and have provided terms for risks which other insurers have been reluctant to provide. In addition to an exceptional service their suite of products offer wide cover with low excesses and Lloyds security across a diverse range of industries.

Russell Stone Dip CII - R K Henshall

Excellent service levels and are happy to discuss a variety of risks – even the non-standard. This enables us to provide bespoke insurance programmes for both small commercial and large corporate clients.

James Allotey Cert.CII – CGI Insurance

Yutree’s flexible underwriting, competitive premiums and exclusivity regularly helps us to win and retain clients.

Graeme Harper - Harper Stairmand

Yutree are a pleasure to deal with. Always responding quickly to our enquiries, they enable us to give our clients the very best service that we can and they regularly help us to win new business.

Stewart Pease – Finch Commercial

Call the Yutree team today to discuss your underwriting needs on 01638 675993

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