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Close Up Nomadland Director Chloé Zhao Reveals Her 3 Secrets to Achieving Success

Nomadland Director Chloé Zhao Reveals Her 3 Secrets to Achieving Success

Nomadland Director Chloé Zhao Reveals Her 3 Secrets to Achieving Success
Chloé Zhao shares her three secrets to success. (Photography: Austin Hargrave/Tatler Hong Kong)
By Jianne Soriano
By Jianne Soriano
March 02, 2021
Chloé Zhao, the first Asian woman to win Best Director at the Golden Globes for "Nomadland" which also won Best Picture, shares her three secrets to success with Tatler

All eyes are on Chloé Zhao, who just made history as the first Asian woman to win Best Director in the entire 78-year history of the Golden Globes.

Nomadland, which also won Best Picture is already tipped for an Oscar nomination. Chloé Zhao is well on her way to breaking more barriers as an Asian female director, inspiring others who are also pursuing the same dream. During her interview and photoshoot with Tatler, Zhao shared her three key to success.

(Related: Chloé Zhao Wins Best Director at Golden Globes 2021: 5 Things To Know About Her)

 

1/3 Work with your limitations

Zhao's first two films were done with relatively small budgets, so she had to work within the limitations. But that didn't stop her from making these superb movies that won praises and awards.

2/3 Surround yourself with the right people

Making a movie is a team effort. It's important to work with the right people. For Zhao, some of these people include her fellow NYU film student and partner Joshua James Richard who also worked with her as a cinematographer.

(Related: 12 Asian Actresses Who Made in Big in Hollywood—and Why it's Significant Today)

3/3 Get at least 7–8 hours of sleep every day

Of course, now that all eyes are on Chloé Zhao with the awards season and Eternals already in the pipeline, an important thing is to get the power sleep you deserve.

(Related: Globes 2021, Watch These Nominated Shows and Movies on Netflix)

Stay tuned for Chloé Zhao's full interview with Tatler.

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