Thursday, Sep. 17, 2020

What's it like to be an international film festival sensation without hardly leaving your home? Like most things during the pandemic, it's surreal.

Except for trips to the editing room, director Chloe Zhao has mostly stayed at the Ojai, California, home she shares with three chickens and...

Saturday, Sep. 12, 2020

Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland," a recession-era road trip drama starring Frances McDormand, won the Golden Lion for best film Saturday at a slimmed-down Venice Film Festival, which was held against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Zhao and McDormand appeared by video from the United...

Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2020

A spot in competition at the Venice Film Festival can launch careers and Oscar winners, but in recent years, films directed by women have been mostly excluded from vying for the coveted Golden Lion. Among the 62 films that competed between 2017 and 2019, only four were made by women.

...

Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2018

Cinema might have a worthy successor to early Terrence Malick in Chloe Zhao, whose second feature "The Rider " is a spiritual and poetic journey into the fading world of the Lakota cowboy, starring the real people who inspired her film.

As in her first, the beautiful "Songs My Brothers...

MySHOOT Company Profiles