Chloé Zhao 赵婷

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Chloé Zhao

Chinese: 赵婷
Current Location:: Ojai, Ventura County, CA, United States
Birthplace: Beijing, Beijing, China
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Occupation: movie director
Managed by: Private User
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About Chloé Zhao 赵婷

Chloé Zhao (Chinese: 赵婷; pinyin: Zhào Tíng, born March 31, 1982) is a Chinese filmmaker who is known primarily for her work in independent American films. Her debut feature film, Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015), premiered at Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim and earned a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. Her second feature film, The Rider (2017), was critically praised and received nominations for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Film and Best Director. Zhao gained further success with Nomadland (2020), which attracted international recognition and won many awards, including Best Director at the Golden Globe Awards, Directors Guild of America Awards, Academy Awards, and British Academy Film Awards—making Zhao the second woman and first Asian woman to win the category at each awards body— the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, and the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2021, she won the Academy Award for Best Director at the 93rd Academy Awards for Nomadland, becoming the first woman of color and second woman to do so. Her film Nomadland also won Best Picture at the 93rd Academy Awards.

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Chloé Zhao 赵婷's Timeline

March 31, 1982
Beijing, Beijing, China