Ron Hess, Assistant Vice President of Commercial Entertainment, recently met with actress and producer Lydia Nicole on her show Common Sense Mamita to discuss the fundamentals of production insurance. In the first part of the series, linked below, Ron explains why insurance is crucial no matter the size of the production, and how it becomes even more important as a producer/production becomes successful. The pair then review the essential coverage needed for all small productions, and consider the merits of of short-term versus annual coverage for multiple projects.
About Ron Hess
Ron has been in the insurance industry since 1996 and has managed accounts for motion picture/television production, music and touring entities, live theatre stage companies, special events, parades, internet-TV distributors, loan-out corporations, equipment vendors, rental/prop houses, and high net-worth individuals. Along with top-tier customer service, Ron is persistent in building relationships within the Entertainment Industry in order to be a better resource for his clients. He is an active Fire and Casualty Broker and has been a member of SAG/AFTRA since 1998.
About Lydia Nicole
Lydia Nicole is an actress, comedian, writer and producer in Los Angeles. Through her Common Sense Mamita videos, she shares tips and knowledge from her experience in the Insurance Industry. You can follow Common Sense Mamita on Facebook, or @CommonSenseMamita on Twitter.