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art director

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.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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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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