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Interviews at Sony Pictures

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Sony Pictures.
Interview experience
Based on 45 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 45 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 37 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Sony Pictures

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
35%
About two weeks
27%
About a month
22%
About a day or two
14%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
Phone call/screening
74%
On-site interview
71%
Background check
40%
Group interview
26%
Drug test
14%
Least reported steps
Presentation
6%
They have no interview
0%
Other
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Sony Pictures

  • Done with Recruiters. It was fine.
    Shared on November 2, 2017 - Painter - Culver City, CA
  • All I can say is I had my first in-person interview on 08/23 and never heard back. I reached out about three weeks ago and was told a decision had not yet been made and many executives were coming bac…
    Shared on October 2, 2017
  • Extensive, I'd be different than anyone you interviewed
    Shared on August 31, 2017

Interview questions at Sony Pictures

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What do I currently enjoy about my job and what do I dislike about my job.
    Shared on February 6, 2017 - Manager of Contract Administration - Culver City, CA
Interview tips at Sony Pictures
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)53%
  • Formal (business suit)33%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • They didn’t have a dress code5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Sony Pictures
  • Read the trades like Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, or Deadline.com, and stay abreast of what's going on with Sony and it's place in rankings and box office #'s. Follow the numbers, trhey paint a p…
    Shared on August 8, 2020 - Credit Analyst - Culver City, CA
  • Be honest in your interview about your career goals; they are looking for someone who wants to be in the role they are hiring for longer than a year, as it a studio. Keep in mind the pay is not super …
    Shared on September 4, 2019 - PROGRAM MANAGER AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Culver City, CA
  • Would not get involved
    Shared on December 7, 2018 - Executive Director of Sales - Channel Lead - Remotely-Kansas City MO
The first interview at Sony Pictures
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral41%
  • Recruiter contacted me20%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Other10%
  • Through Indeed5%
How candidates received their first interview at Sony Pictures
  • Recruiter reached out via Linkedin.
    Shared on July 22, 2019 - Director - Culver City, CA
  • Referral to HR Representative.
    Shared on March 5, 2019 - Finance - New York, NY
  • Friend Referral
    Shared on November 6, 2018 - Associate Creative Director - Culver City, CA
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