Black Panther Makes Oscar History With Futuristic Design ⇒ Situated on a Futuristic African country – Wakanda – Black Panther makes history with the outside-the-box approaches, that combine forces on every level, specially on production and costume design. When you think of a smash-hit superhero movie, you immediately think of all Marvel franchise or DC Comics, and all the history that comes with it, throughout the years.
Besides its amazing and compelling plotline, and also the performance of these Hollywood A-listers, Black Panther gave its viewers a new vision of the film, most evidently, when it comes to design. As far as design goes, you can admire that the production and costume design are completely intertwined, which are now nominated for the 2019 Oscars.
The genius behind this futuristic transformation, is Ruth E. Carter, an american costume designer, that has almost 30 years of experience and more than 40 films to her credit. Through her art form, she could mix the splendor of the African culture with the futuristic vibe that embodies the whole world of Black Panther.
Ruth Carter made sure that her costume design would be consistent with the explicit theme of the future along the film. It’s astounding the presence of high-fashion on all costumes – sophisticated and science oriented, and even eco-friendly – which are connected with the futuristic concept of the country of Wakanda.
This established connection with the production designer, shows a futuristic architecture. This is considered, by the Black Panther designer Hannah Bleacher, a blend between the Buckingham Palace and Zaha Hadid, which makes it important, for the film to be unique and mesmerizing.
Thanks to the concept and design of the film, the country of Wakanda becomes an important piece to the futuristic aesthetic, turning into a absolute masterpiece.
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