Entertainment & Media

DeWitt Stern Entertainment & Media, a specialty division of Risk Strategies, has 100+ years of leadership in media and entertainment risk management.

Helping Entertainment & Media Clients

On location, anything can happen, from a hurricane or a wildfire affecting a location to an actor who’s a no-show. We can make sure that an unexpected hazard doesn’t have an open invitation to your set.

Related Products & Services

  • Specialized Production Insurance
  • General Liability & Property Coverage
  • Stunt Films

Any film, music video, television project, artistic work or any form of media that feels familiar, opens up its producers to claims of copyright infringement. We protect you through everything from intellectual property liability and dissemination to hacking and leaking risks.

Related Products & Services

  • Copyright Infringement
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Financial Institutions Errors & Omissions Liability
  • Cyber Liability

An actor can’t leave the country. A four-legged sidekick falls ill. Political instability or violence threatens chaos. When anything can happen, we make sure you’re covered for a production shut down.

Related Products & Services

  • Cast Insurance
  • Specialized Production Insurance
  • Terrorism & Political Risk
  • Overseas Projects

Because no two projects should be alike. Experiment with new platforms, formats and cinematic styles. Our role is helping you keep up with industry trends and risks in real time.

Related Products & Services

  • Advertising Wrap-up
  • General Liability & Property Coverage
  • Performance Disruption

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John Hamby

Leadership Profile

John Hamby

Senior Managing Director – Entertainment & Media

John Hamby heads up Dewitt Stern Entertainment & Media for Risk Strategies. With almost 40 years in the entertainment industry, he’s widely recognized for creating new coverage that improves policy wording for risks including film and television, special events, and advertising.