art director

[ ahrtdi-rek-ter, dahy- ]

  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.

Origin of art director

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for art director

art director

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

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