Sony Pictures Entertainment Reviews

Updated May 22, 2020

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3.6
71%
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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)

  • "They never fully recovered from the hack in 2014(in 16 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Lots of innovation at SPE.

    Cons

    No negatives regarding my time at SPE.

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2019-06-05
  2. "Great Company!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company - great culture, great employee benefits, beautiful workplace

    Cons

    Limited vacation time that is accumulated on a month-to-month basis

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-05-22
  3. "Nice work if you can get it!!!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Storyboard Artist in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Everyone loves to make a movie!

    Cons

    Storyboard artists don't get no respect!

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-04-21
  4. "Loved my job but be prepared for them to cut you in a heartbeat"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - IT Manager in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, benefits and culture are quite nice

    Cons

    Be prepared for them to lay you off with no notice

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-04-14
  5. "Sony"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Coworkers, employee benefits and chance to work at home

    Cons

    Its a fast pace work environment

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-04-15
  6. "Sony Crackle - (Engineering) No direction, upper management had no idea what they were doing or how to treat employees"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Culver City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cool location, decent pay rate

    Cons

    Turnover at the management level was very high, CEO of crackle offshored important work to enrich his buddies in the UK, false promises in terms of actual job duties compared to what is told when you are hired, etc, etc

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    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-04-15
  7. "Great Employer"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are many opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Change is slow given the size of the company

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-03-16
  8. "Great and Exciting Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Content Management and Delivery Coordinator in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very exciting place to work with wonderful co-workers, benefits and Sony Studio related perks.

    Cons

    Extremely heavy workload due to budget-related layoffs.

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-03-14
  9. "Great memories created"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Executive Director in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great and fun place to work

    Cons

    Cost reduction pressure is high

    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-03-04
  10. "If Japan Only Knew"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    The television group is producing and distributing some great product.

    Cons

    Almost everything. It is unfortunate, but nothing great is rewarded. A fear-based culture requires hush up mediocrity for survival.

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    Sony Pictures Entertainment2020-03-17
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