It didn't take long for Black Panther to make an impact on the Academy Awards, which flung two Oscars early in the evening – one for Best Costume Design and the other for Best Production Design – and didn't stop there. All in all, the Marvel Cinematic Universe film has been nominated for 7 Oscars.
Upon accepting her award for Best Costume Design, Ruth Carter was quick to thank Spike Lee for giving her her start in 1988's School Daze, which he instructed. She also thanked Marvel for creating Black Panther in the first place and said, "Sorry, maybe you created the first black superhero, but through costume design we turned him into an African king."
"Thanks to the Academy, thank you for the reverence of African royalty and the authorized manner in which women can see and lead the 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. "It's been a long time," she jumped.
As for the best production design awards, Hannah Beachler made the majority of the speakers for herself and Jay Hart. "I'm here with agency and self-esteem because of Ryan Coogler," she said of the Black Panther's director. As with Carter, Beachler also gave Marvel, which she said "lift us up" every day during the film process.
Like the show, Black Panther continued to pick up his final prize at night for best original scores. Composer Ludwig Göransson remembered, "Thank you, Ryan Coogler. Ryan, who has worked with you, has been an incredible honor. I remember 1
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