‘Black Panther’s’ Hannah Beachler Becomes First Black Production Design Oscar Nominee

Hannah Bleachler

Black Panther’s Hannah Bleachler made history this morning with the announcement of her Oscar nomination for production design.

Bleachler heavily researched in South Africa to create the film’s impressive world of Wakanda.

She first worked with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler on his 2013 award-winning film Fruitvale Station.

Bleachler’s list of credits include Moonlight, Creed and Beyonce’s Lemonade.