In 2021, Chinese filmmaker Chloe Zhao made history. She became the second woman (after Kathryn Bigelow) and the first woman of color to win the Academy Award for Best Director for Nomadland, beating out big names like David Fincher. She also won Best Picture for the same film. Even during the COVID-19 pandemic’s less glitzy Oscar ceremony, Zhao was far from her roots.
In just six years, director Chloe Zhao has gone from indie film darling to Oscar-winning director of Nomadland and Eternals. This is how she did it.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed