Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – The IMAX Trailer – YMCinema

IMAX has released the IMAX version of the marvelous teaser trailer of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Shot by cinematographer Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC on the Sony VENICE, the teaser looks superb. Here’s a comparison to the ‘regular’ teaser released by Marvel Entertainment.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.  IMAX ratio vs regular ratio
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. IMAX ratio vs regular ratio

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Black Panther. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is intended to be the sequel to Black Panther (2018) and the 30th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is being directed by Ryan Coogler. Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC serves as the cinematographer, after doing so on Marvel Studios’ Disney + series Loki, replacing the first film’s cinematographer Rachel Morrison, ASC. In the film, the leaders of the kingdom of Wakanda fight to protect their nation in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. A few days ago, the teaser trailer has been released by Marvel Entertainment. Audiences have praised the teaser for its uniqueness and intensity. Watch it below:

A few days after the ‘regular’ teaser trailer was released, IMAX released the IMAX version of the teaser. It’s pretty intriguing to watch those two trailers side by side. In the IMAX version, you can notice the expanded aspect ratio. However, those extended portions are tiny with a duration of only seconds. 99% of the trailer is a conventional 2.39: 1 ratio. Watch the IMAX trailer below. The comparison slide which shows the regular ratio and the IMAX ratio is above.

The cinematographer behind Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC. In July 2022, Arkapaw was accepted to the ASC. Her credits include Palo Alto and Mainstream features, the documentary Beastie Boys Story, and the series Loki, which was nominated for “Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series”. BTW, Arkapaw’s husband is Emmy-winning Australian cinematographer Adam Arkapaw, ACS – who earned the 2016 ASC Spotlight Award for his work di lui in the feature Macbeth (2015).

Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC.  Credit: Autumn Durald Arkapaw Instagram
Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC. Credit: Autumn Durald Arkapaw Instagram

Arkapaw said once: ”Being a mother has made me an even better leader, multitasker & creative individual. It’s funny how the perception in our business is that being a mother makes it harder to fill the role; but in actuality, motherhood edifies it and makes you more capable ”

Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC.  Credit: Autumn Durald Arkapaw Twitter
Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC. Credit: Autumn Durald Arkapaw Twitter

Being a mother has made me an even better leader, multitasker & creative individual.

DP of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Autumn Durald Arkapaw, ASC

In regard to her work for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, she said: “Can’t wait to share all the magic. Much love to my amazing team “. According to Sony, Arkapaw utilized the Sony VENICE (IMAX-Certified) to shoot the movie. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on November 11, 2022, as the final film in Phase Four of the MCU. Let’s get excited!

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