Saoirse Ronan and Greta Gerwig are goals.

The actress and actress-turned-writer/director have not only produced a wonderful, moving film in Lady Bird but the two seem to have nothing but love and respect for one another.

The critically acclaimed feature Lady Bird is up for Best Musical/Comedy, Best Actress in a Musical/Comedy, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress at this weekend’s Golden Globes. Ahead of the awards, Ronan and Gerwig were interviewed at a TimesTalks chat at New York's Kaufman Music Center yesterday.

There were several highlights from the talk, including when Ronan got emotional talking about how Gerwig has inspired her to pursue directing:


The pair of them also talked about how they first met:


There was also this lovely gal pal moment:


Ronan also reflected on witnessing harassment and sexism on set as a child star during the talk.