Hannah Beachler Has Historic Win for Black Panther at the Oscars
This year’s Academy Awards were all about making history!
Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler made history at last night’s Academy Awards when she took home an Oscar for “Best Production Design”.
Y’all! So humbled and blessed!!! Thank you all for continuing to lift up this film, and to lift me up!!! Congrats @iamRuthECarter and #LudwigGoransson #chinchilla1970 #blackpanther #Oscars!!! pic.twitter.com/Y9l4InGM43
— Hannah Beachler (@chinchilla1970) February 25, 2019
Beachler became the first black woman to win in the “Best Production Design” category.
The Marvel Studios film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and took home three wins including “Best Original Score” (Ludwig Goransson), and another historic win by Ruth E. Carter who became the 1st black woman to win in the “Best Costume Design” category.
Just dancing the night away with my new partner!! So so happy today!! Thank you for this great honor. To every girl that dreams about their future tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/jKAxvhit62
— Ruth E Carter (@iamRuthECarter) February 25, 2019
Black Panther was also the first superhero movie to be nominated for the “Best Picture” category. The film really knocked down barriers within the film industry.