1. Motion Pictures, 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' ed"itor. a person who is responsible for the selection, execution, production, etc., of graphic art for a publication, advertising agency, or the like.
3. See artistic director.
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