Prime Focus Reviews

Updated 30 Aug 2020

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3.4
56%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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Prime Focus Founder & CEO Namit Malhotra
Namit Malhotra
59 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good Environment to Attain Confidence and work with peak pressure times and relax times(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great place to learn and start your career(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Have to do freshers work also, working hours 10-15 hours(in 10 reviews)

  • "No growth, low salary, they will bind you with a contract and that's worse, very long hours of work with no extra pay(in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Stimulating"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Prime Focus

    Pros

    Global opportunites, faced-paced, constantly changing and evolving, lots of travel, fabulous intelligent people, growth opportunities, revolutionary approach and strategies from the top. Dynamic multicultural climate draws on experience from every angle, geographically and historically to build an alternative approach for the future.

    Cons

    Becoming large and a little corporate, multi-cultural communications can be challenging.

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  2. "Prime Focus"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - VFX Production Coordinator in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Prime Focus full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Travel, interesting industry and work

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay, dfficult management


  3. "Introductory level to be an Editor"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Editorial Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Prime Focus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great experience working with media and gaining skills for the future

    Cons

    The company was run abysmally

  4. "Awful. Toxic. Stay away."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Prime Focus full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nothing. Literally there is nothing.

    Cons

    Toxic culture. Completely disorganized. No sense of stability about the future of the company or your employment status. People can get sacked without a moment's notice. Leadership are egomaniacs with no care for employees' well-being.

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  5. "Awful"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Prime Focus full-time

    Pros

    Good for getting foot in the door

    Cons

    Terrible management and HR, worst salary

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  6. "Unethical"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Prime Focus full-time

    Pros

    Certain amount of autonomy

    Cons

    Treat staff unfairly, minimum training for juniors, under funded. Unethical, poisonous atmosphere

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  7. "ViewD is one big family"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Prime Focus

    Pros

    -people know eachother well and get on -social happy atmosphere, music playing on the floor -good working hours (not much overtime)

    Cons

    -hard to progress from ViewD to another role in vfx.

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  8. "Prime focus interview"

    3.0
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Prime Focus

    Pros

    They pay is good for entry level

    Cons

    Asking question that they shouldn't ask.

  9. "Fun"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Animator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Prime Focus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, decent wages. Room to grow and encouraged to do so. Small Teams suit me at the moment and have had the opportunity to work small amounts on many films already as well as some longer projects.

    Cons

    Young company Momentum is slow at the moment, so not many big jobs. Reception not built yet and no elevators.

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  10. "Great team of people"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Prime Focus full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues, creative and friendly

    Cons

    internal politics higher up the food chain

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