It didn’t take long for Black Panther to have an effect at the Academy Awards, catching two Oscars promptly at night – one for Best Costume Design and the other for Best Production Design- – and not halting there. Taking all things together, the Marvel Cinematic Universe film has been named for 7 Oscars.
After tolerating her honor for Best Costume Design, Ruth Carter rushed to express gratefulness to Spike Lee for giving her begin in 1988’s School Daze, which he coordinated. She additionally expressed gratefulness to Marvel for making Black Panther in the first place, saying, “Marvel may have created the first black superhero, but through costume design, we turned him into an African king.”
“Thank you to the Academy, thank you for honoring African royalty and the empowered way women can look and lead on-screen,” she continued. This was Carter’s first Oscar and also sees her making history as the first black person to win an Academy Award for Best Costume Design. “This has been a long time coming,” she joked.
With respect to the Best Production Design grants, Hannah Beachler did most of the representing herself and Jay Hart. “I stand here with agency and self-worth because of Ryan Coogler,” she said of Black Panther’s director. Likewise with Carter, Beachler additionally expressed appreciation to Marvel, who she said “lifted us up” each day amid the way toward making the film.
As the show proceeded with, Black Panther remained in the forefront, grabbing its last honor of the night for Best Original Score. Tolerating the honor, author Ludwig Göransson recalled, “Thank you, Ryan Coogler. Ryan, working with you has been an incredible honor. I remember 12 years ago we were in our dorm at USC, writing the score to your first short film.”