No geographical location is beyond our reach. With affiliated offices in Los Angeles, California, Sydney, Australia, and Cape Town, South Africa, we can service and support you wherever in the world you choose to shoot and post your film or television series, even when the crew must traverse practical locations in several cities, states, or countries. Upon request, one of our production executives will visit you on location during preproduction or production. We will find skilled local physical production representatives to assist you if you ever need our support in a distant location for an extended period. Moreover, once you have completed post-production, we can help to ensure all of the bonded delivery materials are properly manufactured and presented to your distributors and broadcasters, wherever they are located around the world.
Highly Competitive Pricing
By keeping a small but extremely knowledgeable and experienced staff and low overhead expenses, we aim to offer our customers tailor-made services at extremely affordable rates. Contact us for your personalized quote.
Specialized Expertise and Experience
ur experience, knowledge, responsiveness, and efficiency is unmatched. As a team, we have provided completion bonds and production advisory services for several hundreds of movies. Our staff specializes in physical production, production finance, post-production, visual effects and CGI, distribution by all means and media, delivery, and business affairs. Though we support productions small and large, we are qualified to assist filmmakers and producers in managing and completing even the most complicated productions. Many of the productions we have recently supported can be found in our Filmography at
At UniFi, we promote both the unique qualifications of our staff members and the unity of teamwork. Every member of our Production and Business Affairs departments will be familiar with your film or television series so you can benefit from their collective knowledge, expertise, and experience. Whenever possible, we will assign the same executives to manage your account to help foster trust, communication, cooperation, responsiveness, and expediency. We are dedicated to providing the single best customer experience by offering you individually-tailored and top-priority service and support from the start of pre-production through completion and delivery.
Members of our in-house Production Department have their own line-producing experience. They too are familiar with everyday production pressures and exigencies. They will bring their extensive knowledge and experience to the table to support your production. They are adept at finding inspired and collaborative solutions to routine complications as well as the most demanding and challenging conditions.
Members of our in-house Business Affairs Department will quickly and expertly prepare and negotiate the Completion Guaranty, Completion Agreement, and related documents. They can knowledgeably deal with a wide range of production financing structures, from simple to complex, including senior, mezzanine, and gap loans; equity financing; production tax credits; government subsidies and rebates; and making domestic and international presales “bankable”.
We have strong and long-standing industry relationships with banks, financiers, studios, producers, production service companies, domestic and international distributors, payroll companies, risk and asset management advisers, insurance agents and brokers, insurance companies, accounting and law firms, talent agencies, laboratories, suppliers and more.
Our team will be pro-active and extremely responsive to your needs, particularly your need to close your financing as quickly as possible.
Unrivaled Service and Support
Our customers are our most valued asset
and their satisfaction is the key to UniFi’s success. We are committed to building long-standing relationships with global independent producers, financiers, and investors. We work hard, fast, and smart to provide our customers with the single best customer experience
. We understand no two customers are alike and each has different requirements. Being a small, boutique completion guarantor lets us make you our top priority and customize our service and support to match your unique needs. We recognize motion picture production can be interesting, stimulating, and even inspiring but hectic, demanding, challenging, and distressing. We are here to help and collaborate.
We can be an indispensable resource for physical production information and assistance. When needed, we will freely give customers our advice, guidance, recommendations, and referrals on production logistics, personnel, vendors, locations, and more.
We strive to simplify, streamline and expedite what can otherwise be a demanding and time-consuming process, to help you quickly close your financing arrangements.
Our commitment to you does not end when the completion bond is issued. We stay involved and continue to monitor the progress of production until your film or television series is completed and delivered. We always remain available to offer our guidance and support to troubleshoot unusual or challenging conditions – whenever and wherever they may arise.
Excellent Financial Strength and Ratings
nifi is a general managing underwriter of completion bonds for Intact Financial Corporation (Intact)
and Intact Insurance Group USA, LLC (Intact Specialty)
, and we issue our completion bonds through their subsidiary insurance companies.
Atlantic Specialty Insurance Company is an admitted carrier authorized to write surety coverage in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and provides our completion bonds to customers based in the United States. Intact Insurance Company is an admitted carrier authorized to write surety coverage throughout Canada and provides our completion bonds to customers based in Canada. Our completion bonds may be provided through other insurance carriers to customers based outside North America.
Intact and Intact Specialty’s insurance company subsidiaries consistently receive an A+ (superior) financial rating within the XV ($2 Billion or greater) size category from A.M. Best and take full responsibility to adjust claims and pay 100% of all covered losses. Accordingly, your financiers and investors, (1) should only need to confirm Intact’s excellent financial strength rating and avoid the need to pore over the financial strength ratings of numerous insurance and reinsurance companies, and (2) will not have to separately resolve and enforce claims through multiple actions, in various jurisdictions, against multiple reinsurers, which is often a prerequisite to any loss recoveries when dealing with competing bond companies. Furthermore, Intact has a dedicated claims department with the expertise and experience to investigate and resolve any claim that may arise. They will provide the forms, instructions, and assistance needed to process any claim. The UniFi team will provide its collective expertise, knowledge, and experience to help to ensure every claim is properly adjusted and quickly paid. UniFi’s re/insurance structure is designed to provide direct and uncomplicated legal and financial security and protection to its bondholders.
Our vast expertise and experience coupled with Intact’s strong financial capacity and rating allow us to bond films and television series of all genres and sizes, including heavy action and visual effects-driven blockbusters.