Oscars 2019: 'Black Panther' takes home awards for costume design and production design

Feb 25, 2019

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Hannah Bleacher became the first African American to win an Oscar in production design for her work in bringing the fictitious nation of Wakanda to the big screen in Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’. The film topped a field that included the nominees from ‘The Favourite’, ‘The Nation’, Mary Poppins Returns’ and ‘Roma’. The award for best costume design went to Ruth Carter and in her own words, it was “a long time coming.” Carter won for ‘Black Panther’ and became the first African American to take home the statue, revealed CNN. She thanked American film director Spike Lee for giving her start and hoped that she made him proud.