Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige was honored at the 45th annual Saturn Awards that was streamed live for the first time.
Feige is set to receive the inaugural Stan Lee Builder award named after the late Marvel Comics mastermind. The awards show was simulcast for the first time on several platforms including its official YouTube channel , Twitch, Cinedigm’s CONtv and Pluto TV Sci-Fi Channel.
Aisha Tyler hosted the event, created in 1973 to recognize horror, sci-fi and fantasy films that typically don’t get recognized at major award shows. The awards were presented at the Avalon Hollywood venue in Los Angeles.
Feige was being honored for the successful creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), a film world with multiple story lines and characters that so far has spanned 23 films over 11 years. The latest phase of the franchise triumphantly concluded with the record-breaking Avengers: Endgame film, which leads Saturn Awards field with 14 nominations. (via New York Times)