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art director

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noun
  1. Movies, Television. the person who determines the staging requirements for a production and often designs the sets or supervises their building and dressing.
  2. Also called art editor. a person who is responsible for the selection, execution, production, etc., of graphic art for a publication, advertising agency, or the like.
  3. artistic director.
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Origin of art director

First recorded in 1930–35
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  • As for my art-director, he was at first a fool, later a genius; ditto my makeup man.

    Twelve Men

    Theodore Dreiser


British Dictionary definitions for art director

art director

noun
  1. a person responsible for the sets and costumes in a film
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