Overview

A filmmaker, or film director, is someone who is in charge of making, leading, and developing movie productions. Their job falls under the arts and entertainment field. It is a career that allows an individual to use their leadership as well as creative thinking skills to lead and direct major motion pictures or made-for-television films. A film director spends very long hours making sure the film is being shot in a way that will provide entertainment for the audience and highlight the actors and actresses' strengths. The filmmaker will see each film through, from where the film is shot, to how the script will be played out, to what actors and actresses best fit the roles of the characters. He/she also manages the financial end of the production.

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