July 24, 2017 1:14 AM ET


Company Overview of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Company Overview

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. provides motion picture and television production, acquisition, and distribution services worldwide. It offers digital content creation and distribution services; develops new entertainment products, services, and technologies, which include games and apps; and provides post-production facilities and support services. The company also offers film clip and still licensing services that provide advertisers, publishers, and entertainment productions with licensed access to a library of clips, stills, one-sheets, dialogue, and other thematic elements; stock footage that includes traditional stock, such as aerials, cityscapes, building establishers, process plates...

10202 West Washington Boulevard

Culver City, CA 90232

United States

Founded in 1987





Key Executives for Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Chairman & CEO
Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President
Age: 64
Executive Vice President of Administration & Operations
Age: 59
President of Sony Pictures Television and Chief Marketing Officer of Sony Pictures Television
Age: 51
President of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Key Developments

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. Appoints Jon Hookstratten as Executive Vice President of Administration and Operations

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. has begun assembling his leadership team, tapping a longtime Fox executive Jon Hookstratten to join the Culver City film and television studio. Hookstratten will help Vinciquerra manage Sony Pictures' day-to-day operations as well as coordinate and implement business strategies. Until spring 2016, Hookstratten, was executive vice president of broadcast distribution at the Fox Networks Group, overseeing the network's relationships with TV station owners. Vinciquerra named Hookstratten as executive vice president of administration and operations, beginning July 10. Hookstratten represents the first executive recruited by Vinciquerra, who this month took the helm of the studio.

Sony Pictures' Consumer Products Division Establishes First China-Based Licensing Arm

In a first for the studio, Sony Pictures Entertainment's consumer products division announced it is establishing a Shanghai-based licensing office in a move to bolster its presence in international territories.

Sony Corporation Names Anthony Vinciquerra as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sony Corporation announced that Anthony Vinciquerra will become Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), starting on June 1 and reporting to Sony Corporation President and CEO Kazuo Hirai. Vinciquerra will replace SPE Chairman and CEO Michael Lynton, who announced in January that he would step down this spring. Vinciquerra will oversee the studio's corporate groups and its lines of business: SPE's Motion Picture Group, Sony Pictures Television and SPE's Worldwide Media Networks division. Vinciquerra comes to Sony Pictures with deep experience in the media, entertainment and tech spaces. He is currently Senior Advisor to Texas Pacific Group in the Technology, Media and Telecom sectors, where he has focused on TPG's Capital, Growth and Opportunity investing arenas, as well as digital and emerging technologies and their impact on the distribution and consumption of film and TV content.

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