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Sony Pictures Entertainment Reviews

Updated February 13, 2019
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Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman and CEO Michael M. Lynton
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  • "Sometimes hard to find the work-life balance, because often need to be overtime" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Sony Pictures doesn't really hire their past interns too often for full-time" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, lots of learning opportunities, fun colleagues

    Cons

    Deadlines are tough to meet sometimes


  2. "Great company and great people"

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    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work
    Smart and hardworking people

    Cons

    Heavy workload with lots to do but that makes it exciting
    Lots of politics

  3. "QA Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Culver City, CA
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer in Culver City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, cool campus, centrally located

    Cons

    Bad management, a lot of turnover, unfulfilled promises

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees like they are people, and not cogs in a machine.


  4. "Depends on your department"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    I think it is a nice place to work, but it can depend on the department you work in. There are a lot of great people, employee groups you can join, and the benefits are good.

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be difficult


  5. "Great wlb but low morale"

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    Current Employee - Analytics Manager in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - Analytics Manager in Culver City, CA

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great work and life balance

    Cons

    low comp and lack of drive and career development plan

    Advice to Management

    you should think about how to motivate people


  6. "VP Digital Delivery"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Studio environment. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Toxic culture. No work/life balance.


  7. "Preparing to sell"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    enjoyed the people i worked with

    Cons

    demoralizing culture, layoffs, company likely preparing to sell off entertainment arm

  8. "Assistant Editor/ Marketing EPK Department"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Amazing work ethic. Team Player.

    Cons

    Great place to learn & grow.


  9. "Production"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Consistent work hours, excellent vacation time

    Cons

    Lack of communication
    Some disorganization depending on where you're working


  10. "Awesome company"

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    Current Employee - Strategist in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Strategist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Pictures Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay
    Nice people
    Beautiful Campus
    A lot of perks

    Cons

    can't think of any really