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di‧rec‧tor W1 [countable]
1BBB someone who controls or manages a company [↪ executive]
director of
a former director of Gartmore Pensions Ltd
The company is run by a board of directors (=a group of directors).
2BBB someone who is in charge of a particular activity or organization
director of
the director of education
finance/marketing/sales etc director (=the person in charge of the financial department etc)
3AMAPT the person who gives instructions to the actors and other people working on a film or play [↪ producer]
types of film: comedy, romantic comedy, drama, thriller, western, action film, horror film, war film, art house film, silent film, feature film

films that use drawings or models: cartoon, animation, animated film

films in general: cinema

where you go to see a film : cinema British English/movie theater American English, multiplex

the people in a film: actor, actress, star, cast

the people who make a film: director, producer, film crew, cameraman/camerawoman, scriptwriter

the music for a film: soundtrack

the words and the instructions to the actors: screenplay

a short film advertising another film: trailer

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