How Ludwig Goranssen Composed His Oscar-Winning Score for "Black Panther"

Composer Ludwig Goranssen is basking in the golden glow of an Oscar. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score for Black Panther. During a recent visit to KUSC, Goranssen said one of the biggest challenges of the project was figuring out how to combine traditional African instruments with an orchestra trained in western classical music.

Costume designer Ruth Carter, whom he mentioned, also took home an Oscar. See some of those costumes and hear more of our interview with Goranssen at

Posted 3/4/2019 8:40:43 AM