Universal Pictures Reviews

3.9
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James M. (Jimmy) Horowitz
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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits for full time employees

    Cons

    HR is bureaucratic and protects executives not the regular employees


Universal Pictures Interviews

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    Actor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Universal Pictures (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Auditioned and got the role of "Shavonne" In movie" Dazed and Confused" There were two or more people at time in interviewing room. We enjoyed the process and had lots of fun. Even If I hadn't gotten the job the experience of interviewing with Universal is delightful and a chance in a life time experience!. It was a honor for sure!

    Interview Questions

    • What kind of boyfriend did I have in high school? Also had script tot audition for,   1 Answer
    • If I was the one doing the hiring . I like to see if the person I'm hiring is flexible and has some kind of sense of humor. I know things can be serious but when the pressures on I like to laugh and maneuverer professionally but lightly though these times ! Also like people that can crunch their numbers quickly and be able to do this accurately and easily too.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    My Agent did an excellent job negotiating for me on this project., The money was excellent and fell correctly where I was at in my career. Very fair I'd say,Initially there might have been a little nudity also In my role in this film that they were able to negotiate out of for me. God Bless them all. What a great gig or job for sure!

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Website www.universalpictures.com
Headquarters Universal City, CA
Size Unknown
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Making movies with mass appeal is the aim of this company. The filmed entertainment arm of media conglomerate NBCUniversal (NBCU), Universal Pictures is a major film studio responsible for past blockbusters such as A Beautiful Mind, The Bourne Identity, and Jurassic Park. Its recent releases have included Bridesmaids, Funny People, and Brüno. Through its Focus Features imprint, the company also produces lower-budget specialty films including Brokeback Mountain, Lost in Translation, and Milk. Universal Pictures is part of Universal Studios, which also operates theme parks ... More

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