Introducing Sony Pictures Action
Sony Pictures Action is our global multi-pronged racial equity and inclusion strategy.
Who We Are
The Action Council oversees initiatives aligned to this strategy and seven global subcommittees.
Meet the Action Council
Action Council Team
Sony Pictures Action Initiatives Around The World
Sony Pictures Action Strategic Pillars
Learn more about the initiatives under each strategic pillar.
Unconsious Bias Training
Employee trainings to break bias when making critical decisions, in partnership with the NeuroLeadership Institute.
Internal Leadership Development
Encourages relationship-building and inclusive partnerships within our Sony Pictures community.
Utilize inclusion-focused databases offering access to underrepresented below-the-line crew members in hiring searches.
Internal Speaker Series
Explores social and racial injustice in our streets and structures.
Diverse Directors Program
Provides professional development, networking and shadowing opportunities for directors on Sony Pictures Television series.
Film Life Foundation
Sony Pictures was a founding sponsor of the Social Justice Now Film Festival and continues its ongoing relationship with the American Black Film Festival.
Diverse Writers Program
Provides professional development, networking and shadowing opportunities for writers on Sony Pictures Television series.
Justice-Related Social Content
Amplify content and creators activating around issues related to social justice.
Creative Diversity Fund UK
Supports international production companies to identify, develop and champion talent – in particular writers, producers and directors – from underrepresented backgrounds.
Seeks to increase representation of diverse-owned businesses in our supply chain.
Geena Davis Institute
Partner to identify and prevent biases and stereotypes.
HBCUs in LA
Provides underrepresented students of color with access to opportunities at our studio.
Jeff Friday Media
Create opportunities for up-and-coming diverse content creators through a deal with Jeff Friday Media, the creator of the American Black Film Festival
Black Information Network
Sony is a founding partner of Black Information Network (BIN), the first-of-its-kind 24/7 national and local all news audio service available on the iHeartRadio app and radio stations across the U.S.
Together with our strategic partners and our substantial 1-to-1 employee Fund Match Partners, Sony Music’s Global Social Justice Fund has already donated millions of dollars to recipients.
Time For A Change
Inspired by the four pillars of Sony Pictures Action, Sony Pictures Television Studios created Time for Change to specifically address the challenges facing US TV productions.