Outperform with a Major Force in Entertainment Insurance

Take1 logo slug.jpgTake1 Insurance, a Managing General Agent (MGA) and a division of U.S. Risk, is a comprehensive and cost-effective all-lines insurance program for the live and non-live entertainment, sports, and events industry. Product lines under Take1 are written with top-tier property and casualty insurance companies with years of experience providing insurance solutions to address the unique and often outside-the-box risks found in all segments of the entertainment industry.

With Take1 Insurance, you’ll provide the protection your clients require on the first take – covering everything from a violent storm that can upend a performance or game; to transportation delays, fire, theft, and vandalism that can turn a production into a nightmare; to an equipment breakdown or theft that can halt a production shoot or delay a show; to a stage collapse or other crisis liability risk that can result in significant third-party injuries; and more.

Take1 is also a proud member and corporate and volunteer sponsor of the Event Safety Alliance (ESA), dedicated to promoting safety first throughout all phases of event production and execution through training and planning resources.

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  • Automobile – from a vehicle to a fleet
  • Crime
  • General liability including liquor liability
  • Inland marine (worldwide)
  • International professional liability for various entertainment-related businesses including but not limited to E&O for motion pictures and television
  • Property
  • Umbrella
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Cast coverage
  • Essential element
  • Negative film and videotape
  • Faulty stock, camera and processing
  • Props, sets and wardrobe
  • Miscellaneous rented equipment
  • Owned equipment
  • Extra expense
  • Third-party property damage
  • Business personal property
  • Money and securities
  • Non-owned and hired auto liability and physical damage
  • CGL – domestic and foreign
  • Stunts and pyrotechnics
  • Terrorism (buyback) and threat of terrorism
  • Producer errors and omissions
  • Acquisition and development errors and omissions
  • Film completion bond
  • Touring liability – domestic and foreign
  • Cancellation and non-appearance
  • Terrorism (buyback) and threat of terrorism
  • Musical instrument floaters
  • Merchandise
  • Promoter liability – domestic and foreign
  • Broadcasters liability
  • Broadcasters errors and omissions
  • Cancellation
  • Transmission failure
  • Liability
  • Cancellation and non-appearance
  • Terrorism (buyback) and threat of terrorism
  • TULIP (Tenant User Liability Insurance Program)
  • Touring liability
  • Fixed location liability
  • Props, sets and wardrobe
  • Third-party property damage
  • Cancellation and non-appearance
  • Errors and omissions



  • Motion picture production companies
  • Television production companies (including reality television)
  • DICE (Documentary, Industrial, Commercial, and Educational) production companies
  • Independent production companies
  • Shell and/or loan-out corporations
  • Post-production companies
  • Props, sets and wardrobe companies
  • Equipment rental houses (film)
  • Audio-visual firms and integrators
  • Studio rental houses
  • Catering companies
  • Touring entertainers and groups
  • Music promoters
  • Music producers
  • Equipment rental houses (music and festivals)
  • Festivals
  • Radio and television studios
  • Network or cable stations
  • Recording studios
  • Television studios
  • Arenas
  • Stadiums
  • Movie theaters
  • Playhouses
  • Nightclubs
  • Amphitheaters
  • Festival sites
  • Casino shows
  • Plays – fixed locations
  • Plays – traveling troupes
  • Musicals – fixed locations
  • Musicals – traveling locations
  • Festivals – indoor and outdoor
  • Sporting events – amateur and professional
  • Sporting arenas and stadiums
  • Cancellation and/or non-appearance
  • Event planners and coordinators

Scott Carroll, Executive Vice President/Take1 Program Director
(657) 261-2361 | Send a Secure Email
Vanessa Lujan, Senior Underwriter
(657) 261-2364 | Send a Secure Email
Cheryl Wladyka, Underwriter
(657) 261-2365 | Send a Secure Email
Charlene Perry, Underwriter
(469) 983-7210 | Send a Secure Email
Roshunda Osborne, Underwriter
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Ethan MacIntosh, Underwriter
(610) 619-5718 | Send a Secure Email
Marnine Casillas, Underwriter
(424) 208-5988 | Send a Secure Email
Zeb Guenther, Underwriter
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Haley Lewis, Underwriter
(469) 983-7412 | Send a Secure Email
Pam Hubbard, Underwriter
(657) 261-2360 | Send a Secure Email
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