Filming In Washington, D.C.
Film Insurance Requirements in the State of
All film productions shooting in public space controlled by the city government are required to provide this office a copy of their certificate of liability insurance for $1M per occurence.
Student filmmakers should consult with their instructors or faculty at the school he or she attends. Students do need to provide liability insurance coverage just as any other production; however in some cases, the school may make some arrangements on the student's behalf. Again, please ask your school -- the D.C. film office will not know how to answer a school-related question.
All insurance documents MUST indemnify the District of Columbia, and name the following legal entity as additional insured on the document.
Disclaimer: The encapsulated production information on this page is provided for general purposes only and should not be construed as advice. While we do our utmost to keep all information up to date, production requirements change often. The best source for details is the film office itself.