Chloé Zhao Photo Courtesy of Deadline
Chloé Zhao won the Golden Lion for Nomadland at this year’s Venice Film Festival. This award marks the most recent success of Zhao’s Western feature, which premiered at the festival simultaneously with Toronto and Telluride-L.A.. Past winners of the prestigious award include Roma (2018) and The Shape of Water (2017), a film that went on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Also at Venice, Entre tú y Milgaros, DPd by alum Alfonso Herrera Salcedo, won the Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film.
Find a full list of winners here.