ERRORS & OMISSIONS
A Producers Errors and Omissions policy covers legal liability and defense costs for the production
company against lawsuits alleging unauthorized use of title, format, ideas, characters or plots, plagiarism,
unfair competition or piracy. Errors and Omissions also protects for alleged libel, slander, defamation of
character or invasion of privacy.
Once a film, television pilot, series of television shows, or documentary is finished, the next step is
typically distribution. Film distributors will require the production company obtain an Errors and Omissions
policy on the production. Film distributors themselves always carry their own Film Distributor’s
New Empire using cutting edge technology has made the application process simple and quick, without
sacrificing quality and service. Applications can be made online, underwritten, rated, quoted, and signed
online, from any device and from anywhere in the world. As long as your client is represented by a legal
counsel who vets the risks to be insured, this process can be streamlined quite easily.