Victoria Alonso

Argentinian film producer

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Victoria Alonso
Born (1965-12-22) 22 December 1965 (age 55)
Occupation
  • Film producer
  • studio executive
Years active1996–present
EmployerMarvel Studios
Notable work
Marvel Cinematic Universe
Spouse(s)Imelda Corcoran
Children1

Victoria Alonso ( (1965-12-22) 22 December 1965 (age 55)[1] is an Argentine film producer and President of Physical, Post Production, VFX and Animation at Marvel Studios.

Career

Alonso was born in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. She moved to New York at the age of 19 to pursue an acting career. She relocated again to Los Angeles, where she began working in the visual effects industry,[2] including at Digital Domain as a visual effects producer for four years,[3][4] working on films such as Big Fish (2003), which was nominated for Best Special Visual Effects at the 57th British Academy Film Awards.[2]

Alonso joined Marvel Studios in 2005 as executive vice president of visual effects and postproduction,[3] working as a co-producer on Marvel Cinematic Universe films Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2010), and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011),[5] and serving as executive producer on every Marvel Studios production since The Avengers (2012),[2] including television shows.[6] She was promoted to Executive Vice President of Production in 2015.[7][8] In 2021, Alonso was promoted to President of Physical, Post Production, VFX and Animation at Marvel Studios.[9]

In 2016, Alonso became the first woman to win the Advanced Imaging Society's Harold Lloyd Award for her achievements in visual effects.[2][10][11] In January 2020, she was awarded the Filmmaker Award by the Motion Picture Sound Editors at the 67th Golden Reel Awards.[3] In October 2021, it was announced that Alonso would be the top honoree at Outfest's Visionary Award at the November ceremony at LA's Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.[12]

Personal life

Alonso is married to Imelda Corcoran. The couple has one daughter.[2]

Filmography

Feature films

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2000 Sordid Lives Producer [13]
The 6th Day Visual effects producer [2]
2001 Shrek [3]
Cats & Dogs [14]
2003 Darkness Falls [15]
The Core [2]
Big Fish [3]
2004 50 First Dates [2]
2005 Kingdom of Heaven [3]
2008 Iron Man Co-producer
Visual effects producer
[5]
[15]
2010 Iron Man 2 Co-producer [5]
2011 Thor
Captain America: The First Avenger
2012 The Avengers Executive producer [2]
2013 Iron Man 3
Thor: The Dark World
2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Guardians of the Galaxy
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Ant-Man
2016 Captain America: Civil War
Doctor Strange
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Spider-Man: Homecoming
Thor: Ragnarok
2018 Black Panther
Avengers: Infinity War
Ant-Man and the Wasp
2019 Captain Marvel
Avengers: Endgame
Spider-Man: Far From Home
2021 Black Widow
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Eternals Post-production
Spider-Man: No Way Home
2022 Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Thor: Love and Thunder
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Filming
2023 The Marvels
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Television

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2021 WandaVision Executive producer 9 episodes [16]
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier 6 episodes [17]
Loki 6 episodes; renewed for second season [18]
What If...? 9 episodes; in production; renewed for second season [19]
Hawkeye 6 episodes; Post-production
2022 Ms. Marvel 6 episodes; post-production
Moon Knight 6 episodes; filming
She-Hulk 10 episodes; filming

Accolades

Year Film Award Category Result Ref(s)
2006 Kingdom of Heaven Visual Effects Society Awards Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Motion Picture (with Wesley Sewell, Tom Wood, Gary Brozenich) Won [20]
2009 Iron Man Visual Effects Society Awards Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature (with Ben Snow, Hal Hickel, John Nelson) Nominated [21]
Best Single Visual Effect of the Year (with Ben Snow, Wayne Billheimer, John Nelson) Nominated
2019 Avengers: Endgame Hollywood Film Awards Hollywood Blockbuster Award (with Kevin Feige) Won [22]

References

  1. ^ Ibáñez, Leo (27 April 2019). "Victoria Alonso: "Llegué a donde estoy porque entré a lugares a los que no me invitaban"" [Victoria Alonso: "I got to where I am because in entered placed I wasn't invited"]. Infobae (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 28 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Mann, Keith (7 July 2019). "Victoria Alonso: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Heavy. Archived from the original on 24 May 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Gonzalez, Umberto (10 October 2019). "MPSE to Honor Marvel's Victoria Alonso with Filmmaker Award". TheWrap. Archived from the original on 24 May 2021. Retrieved 24 May 2021.
  4. ^ "SIGGRAPH 2019 is Ready: Marvel Studios' Victoria Alonso to Keynote" (Press release). Chicago: SIGGRAPH. Business Wire. 10 April 2019. Archived from the original on 13 June 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  5. ^ a b c Blair, Iain (7 February 2017). "Visual Effects Society Honors Victoria Alonso and Ken Ralston". Variety. Archived from the original on 30 May 2018. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  6. ^ Scholz, Pablo (12 November 2020). "Entrevista exclusiva: quién es la argentina vicepresidenta de Marvel, la mujer más poderosa de Hollywood" [Exclusive interview: who is the Argentinian vice president of Marvel, the most powerful woman in Hollywood]. Clarín (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 5 June 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  7. ^ Grobar, Matt (26 May 2021). "Women In Animation Unveils Program For Virtual World Summit, Spotlighting "The Business Case For Diversity"". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 31 May 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  8. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (10 October 2019). "Sound Editors to Honor Marvel's Victoria Alonso". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 13 June 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  9. ^ Kroll, Justin (20 September 2021). "Marvel Studios Promotes Victoria Alonso To President of Physical, Post Production, VFX and Animation". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 20 September 2021.
  10. ^ "The Advanced Imaging Society to Honor Marvel's Victoria Alonso with 2016 Harold Lloyd Award for Filmmaking". Advanced Imaging Society. Business Wire. 20 January 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2021.
  11. ^ Donnelly, Matt (20 September 2021). "Marvel Studios' Victoria Alonso Upped to President of Physical and Post Production, VFX and Animation". Variety. Retrieved 31 October 2021.
  12. ^ Rude, Mey (27 October 2021). "Outfest Honoring the Queer Woman Leading Marvel Studios Into a New Era". Out.com. Retrieved 31 October 2021.
  13. ^ Thomas, Kevin (11 May 2001). "Shameless Moments From 'Sordid Lives'". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on 13 June 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  14. ^ Amron, Mike (22 October 2014). VFX Industry Meets for 6th Visual Effects Society Summit. Visual Effects Society Summit. Hollywood: ACM SIGGRAPH. Archived from the original on 13 June 2021.
  15. ^ a b "Marvel Is Aiming for Half of All Future MCU Movies to Be Directed by Women". MovieWeb. 5 April 2018. Archived from the original on 19 February 2020. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  16. ^ "WandaVision Production Brief" (PDF). Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution. p. 20. Archived (PDF) from the original on 8 January 2021. Retrieved 11 January 2021.
  17. ^ "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Production Brief" (PDF). Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution. p. 15. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 March 2021. Retrieved 15 March 2021.
  18. ^ Anderson, Jenna (19 May 2021). "Loki Star Tom Hiddleston Officially Announced as Executive Producer on Disney+ Series". ComicBook.com. Archived from the original on 20 May 2021. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  19. ^ "Victoria Alonso: Marvel Studios, Executive Vice President, Production". FMX. Archived from the original on 13 June 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  20. ^ "4th Annual VES Awards". Visual Effects Society. 15 February 2006. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  21. ^ "7th Annual VES Awards". Visual Effects Society. 21 February 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  22. ^ Feinberg, Scott (17 October 2019). "Hollywood Film Awards: 'Avengers: Endgame,' Pharrell Set for Honors". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 17 October 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2019.

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