10:24am PT by Carolyn Giardina
Marvel's Victoria Alonso To Be Honored by HPA
Victoria Alonso, producer and executive vp of production at Marvel Studios, will receive the Hollywood Professional Association's Charles S. Swartz Award for her impact on the industry. It will be presented at the annual HPA Awards, Nov. 15 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Alonso served as an executive producer on a string of Marvel hits including Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and most recently, Ant-Man and the Wasp.
She's also important voice in Hollywood as a producer, as a Latina and as a female senior executive. She was named to The Hollywood Reporter’s 2017 Women in Entertainment Power 100. Also in 2017, she was the first woman to be honored with the Visual Effects Society's Visionary Award. She is currently at work on Captain Marvel and the untitled fourth installment of Avengers.
A native of Buenos Aires, Alonso moved to the U.S. on her own at the age of 19, beginning her career as a PA at Digital Domain.
Her award is named in honor of the late Charles S. Swartz, an innovative executive who led the Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern California during the period that it served as a digital cinema research center ad think tank.