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What is a Certificate of Insurance or COI?

A certificate of insurance is a document used to provide information on specific insurance coverage. The certificate provides verification of the insurance and consists of information on types and limits of coverage, insurance company, policy number, named insured, and effective dates.

Why do I need a COI for filming?

You will often be asked to provide a COI for equipment rentals, renting from vendors, off campus locations, and securing permits for off campus location filming.


What is required for Pepperdine to issue a COI for filming?

  • Enrollment in a Production class.

  • Enrollment in a faculty advised Production Co-Curricular.

  • Production and underwriter script approval in adherence to filming protocols and exclusions.

  • COI request form submitted to Production Operations at least 2 weeks prior to first day of Production. 

An insurance audit form must be submitted for all Production projects that include outside cast and crew hires. Submit your audit form once you have completed Production

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