Meaning of “director” - Learner’s Dictionary

director

noun [ C ] uk us /dɪˈrektər/
MANAGER

B1 an important manager in an organization or company:

Meet the new sales director.
ACTORS

B1 someone who tells the actors in a film or play what to do:

the famous film director, Alfred Hitchcock
→ See also funeral director , managing director

(Definition of “director” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)