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Videographer Insurance

Business insurance for videographers & video editors. Quote in 60 seconds. Be insured from just 25p a day.

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Why choose freelance Videographer & Video Editor insurance from Dinghy?
You can be insured in under 5 minutes
Your time is precious – so you can get fully insured in less than 5 minutes, with your documents ready for you immediately in your online self-service area.
You get tailored insurance for freelance videographers
You are a videographer not just ‘a freelancer’. We understand that, and that is why we offer specific cover to what you do and can pass the savings on to you.
You can save money when you’re not working
If you’re between contracts, or simply taking a break from work, then you no longer need to pay for insurance you’re not using. Turn your insurance off with a tap when you don’t need it and reduce your costs. We put you in control.
You get rock solid, world class insurance
We’ve partnered with some of the biggest names in the insurance industry to give you peace of mind with your cover, such as 24/7 equipment claims handling and expert lawyers to defend you.
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Frequently asked questions
What insurance does a freelance videographer/video Editor need?
As a freelance Videographer or Video Editor you can make mistakes that cost your client’s money. You can insure this risk with professional indemnity insurance. We also offer public liability, and business equipment and Freelancer Assist included free on all policies.
How much does freelance videographer/video editor insurance cost?
Less than you think! From 25p a day we can provide professional indemnity insurance of £100,000 each claim. Our average graphic designer pays less than £18 per month.
What amount of insurance should a videographer/video Editor buy?
Every customer has different needs. Our most popular limit for Videographers & Video Editors is £1,000,000 professional indemnity, £1,000,000 public liability, and £2,000 of business equipment insurance.
What happens if I make an insurance claim?
First thing to do is not panic. We are here to help you. As soon as you need to make a claim you can login to your Self Service area and go to Support. If it’s an equipment claim, we will be there for you 24/7.
How do you become a videographer/video editor?
Like other arts and creative professions, becoming a videographer or a video editor can be a competitive and difficult task. The film industry is a competitive one, with plenty of aspiring talent. You need to be blessed with creative ability and technical skill in order to create or edit video content to effectively tell a story or convey a message. There is no single way into a videography career, with many routes including: a degree or related qualification, internships, self-teaching, mentorship or simply applying for work, either employed, or as a freelancer. As a videographer you will need insurance to protect your precious equipment, and for any professional mistakes, or accidents that cause public damage or injury.
How much do video editors/videographers make?
Videographers and video editors can command a competitive salary and day rate as a freelancer. Although this is very much dependant on the level of experience, skill and the portfolio that you can provide for a potential client. The average salary for a videographer is £24,695 and the average salary for a video editor is £25,350. However, as a freelancer in either field you can command hourly rates from £20 to £100-200 or more depending on your experience and suitability. Don’t forget to take into account other costs when calculating your day/hourly rate. There are also tax, admin, marketing and other costs to take into consideration. And don’t forget, Dinghy business insurance for videographers and Video editors!

Our Insurance Partners

Allianz are one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz Group, one of the world’s foremost financial services providers. Allianz SE Group employs 142,000 employees worldwide, serving 85m customers in more than 70 countries. In the UK, Allianz Insurance employs over 4,600 people across a network of 26 offices. The company’s Head Office is situated in Guildford, Surrey. We have additional support services with over 1,000 people based in Trivandrum, India. Allianz offers commercial insurance with a full range of products for sole traders, right up to large commercial organisations.
ARAG’s UK operation provides a nationwide service from their Bristol Head office. They are part of ARAG SE, a global leader in legal expenses insurance which generates annual premium income in excess of €1.5 billion. It has always been their vision to enable everyone, not just those that can afford it, to assert their legal rights. With this aim in mind we have partnered with them to provide our innovative Freelancer Assist product.
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