and KitSplit Partner to Offer Instant Insurance Coverage for Rented Equipment

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --, a division of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, launched a new partnership today with, an online marketplace for renting camera gear. is an online platform that provides short-term and annual coverage for both renters and owners of production equipment nationwide. has partnered with the top rental houses in the industry and provides a platform that is available 24/7, allowing customers to purchase coverage quickly and at any time.

KitSplit is a rapidly growing startup re-imagining the Hollywood production studio as a local marketplace. Called "the AirBNB of Cameras" by Forbes and Fast Company, KitSplit's community of 30,000+ filmmakers and production companies safely and easily rents gear to and from each other. KitSplit offers gear ranging from cutting-edge pro rigs to rare vintage equipment that's listed by vetted professionals & companies who keep their gear in top condition. With this partnership, customers are able to insure rented equipment with a few simple clicks at checkout. The perks of and KitSplit will be included in KitsSplit Instant Insurance, the new insurance program that's backed by a leading international insurance carrier.

"This is a groundbreaking partnership that will save KitSplit renters 40% on rental insurance," said Lisbeth Kaufman, Cofounder and CEO of KitSplit. "We are thrilled to be offering the most competitive insurance and rental rates in the industry." 

" has always been a proponent of innovation and transformation," said Nadia Kury, Program Director of "The decision to partner with the team at KitSplit came naturally after bearing witness to the changing needs and desires of the film production industry."

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About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Irvine, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO; and London UK.

Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003, donating more than 15 percent of profits to charity in 2017.

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