Sony Pictures Entertainment Reviews

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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3.7
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Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment Tony Vinciquerra
Tony Vinciquerra
21 Ratings
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  • "A work life balance is great in theory but not actually practiced here(in 20 reviews)

  • "the company has suffered a lot since the hack and is still suffering, restructuring its teams and firing people(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Sony Pictures Review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Accountant in London, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Successful, Strategic, creative company with some great personnels to work with

    Cons

    No cons to mention regarding Sony

  2. "It's okey"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Producer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - free screenings and some other free social activities, like end of month drinks (at some point became bi-monthly), ping pong table, free coffee and free fruits - you are entitled for free training from time to time

    Cons

    - underpaid, most of the departments get very small wages - the company has suffered a lot since the hack and is still suffering, restructuring its teams and firing people - senior management

  3. "Improving (somewhat) as an employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people, interesting slate, central location

    Cons

    Could be more diverse, progression is tough

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  4. "A privilege to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great location, slate currently improving

    Cons

    Salary negotiation needs to be more transparent and fair

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  5. "GOOD TEAM TERRIBLE PAY"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Coordinator in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    GOOD TEAM, nice people, good vibes

    Cons

    TERRIBLE SALARY, really bad salary increase, it's so disappointing I wandered why I wasted my time

  6. "Better than most"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people is what I will miss the most

    Cons

    Not so well managed, a lot is done by word and not by a procedure

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  7. "Good environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    I can’t really say any.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed experience, often forget basic staff"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, team and co-workers were amazing. Some good benefits, like life insurance, mat pay, insurance, bonus.

    Cons

    They don’t like to promote their own staff, rather find new people. Getting a pay-rise is near impossible, higher management was extremely removed from the rest of company. Middle management struggled to give incentives.

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  9. "Good Brand & Environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Finance Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Nice people, good central London location and happy to pay study tuition.

    Cons

    No internal opportunities, you need to leave to progress. Quite a lot of politics.

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  10. "Rushing and tight schedule"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Motion Designer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    always keep in touch with cutting edge projects. good budgets

    Cons

    daily rushing and mysterious management

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