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A film director is a person who directs the making of a film. [1]

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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Alan Smithee

Alan Smithee (also Allen Smithee) is an official pseudonym used by film directors who wish to disown a project.

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ARTE (Association relative à la télévision européenne) is a public Franco-German TV network that promotes programming in the areas of culture and the arts.

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An auteur ('author') is an artist, such as a film director, who applies a highly centralized and subjective control to many aspects of a collaborative creative work.

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Ava DuVernay

Ava Marie DuVernay (born August 24, 1972) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, film marketer, and film distributor.

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Barry Sonnenfeld

Barry Sonnenfeld (born April 1, 1953) is an American filmmaker and television director.

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Basic Instinct

Basic Instinct is a 1992 neo-noir erotic thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Joe Eszterhas, and starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone.

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A budget is a financial plan for a defined period of time, usually a year.It may also include planned sales volumes and revenues, resource quantities, costs and expenses, assets, liabilities and cash flows.

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Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.

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Carole Bouquet

Carole Bouquet (born 18 August 1957) is a French actress and fashion model, who has appeared in more than 50 films since 1977.

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Casting (performing arts)

In the performing arts industry such as Theatre, Film, or Television, a casting (or casting call) is a pre-production process for selecting a certain type of actor, dancer, singer, or extra for a particular role or part in a script, screenplay, or teleplay.

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Christopher Nolan

Christopher Edward Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is an English film director, screenwriter, and producer who holds both British and American citizenship.

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A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.

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Dailies, in filmmaking, are the raw, unedited footage shot during the making of a motion picture.

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Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin

The Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb, German Film and Television Academy Berlin) is a film school in Berlin, Germany.

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Die Hard

Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Steven E. de Souza and Jeb Stuart.

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Director's cut

A director's cut is an edited version of a film (or television episode, music video, commercial, or video game) that is supposed to represent the director's own approved edit.

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Editor's cut

An editor's cut of a motion picture is made by the film editor on their own, or working with the film director.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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European Union law

European Union law is the system of laws operating within the member states of the European Union.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film crew

A film crew is a group of people, hired by a production company, for the purpose of producing a film or motion picture.

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Film criticism

Film criticism is the analysis and evaluation of films and the film medium.

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Film editing

Film editing is a technical part of the post-production process of filmmaking.

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Film producer

A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.

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Film school

A film school is any educational institution dedicated to teaching aspects of filmmaking, including such subjects as film production, film theory, digital media production, and screenwriting.

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Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.

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Final cut privilege

Final cut privilege (final cut right) is a film industry term, usually meaning the right of a director to decide how a film is ultimately released for public viewing.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal (born 30 November 1978) is a Mexican film actor, director, model and producer.

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A goal is an idea of the future or desired result that a person or a group of people envisions, plans and commits to achieve.

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James Cameron

James Francis CameronSpace Foundation.

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Jan de Bont

Jan de Bont (born 22 October 1943) is a former Dutch cinematographer, director and film producer.

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Jane Campion

Dame Elizabeth Jane Campion (born 30 April 1954) is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director.

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Jeon Do-yeon

Jeon Do-yeon (born February 11, 1973) is a South Korean actress.

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Jia Zhangke

Jia Zhangke (born 24 May 1970) is a Chinese film director and screenwriter.

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Kathryn Bigelow

Kathryn Ann Bigelow (born November 27, 1951) is an American director, producer, and writer.

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Leila Hatami

Leila Hatami (لیلا حاتمی Leylā Hātamī; born October 1, 1972) is an Iranian actress and director.

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Motion picture content rating system

A motion picture content rating system is designated to classify films with regard to suitability for audiences in terms of issues such as sex, violence, substance abuse, profanity, impudence or other types of mature content.

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National Film School of Denmark

The National Film School of Denmark (Den Danske Filmskole) is an independent institution under the Danish Ministry of Cultural Affairs.

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Nicolas Winding Refn

Nicolas Winding Refn (born 29 September 1970) is a Danish film director, screenwriter and producer.

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Outline (list)

An outline, also called a hierarchical outline, is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships and is a type of tree structure.

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Outline of film

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to film: Film – refers to motion pictures as individual projects and to the field in general.

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Post-production is part of the process of filmmaking, video production, and photography.

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Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg

Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (rbb) (Berlin-Brandenburg Broadcasting) is an institution under public law (national broadcaster) for the German states of Berlin and Brandenburg, situated in Berlin and Potsdam.

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A screenplay or script is a written work by screenwriters for a film, video game, or television program.

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A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.

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Selma (film)

Selma is a 2014 historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb.

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Sofia Coppola

Sofia Carmina Coppola (born May 14, 1971) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and former actress.

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Speed (1994 film)

Speed is a 1994 American action thriller film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial debut.

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.

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Transcendence (2014 film)

Transcendence is a 2014 American science fiction thriller film directed by cinematographer Wally Pfister in his directorial debut, and written by Jack Paglen.

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Twister (1996 film)

Twister is a 1996 American epic disaster adventure film starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton as storm chasers researching tornadoes.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Wally Pfister

Walter C. "Wally" Pfister, A.S.C., (born July 8, 1961) is an American cinematographer and director, who is best known for his work with Christopher Nolan.

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Willem Dafoe

William James "Willem" Dafoe (born July 22, 1955) is an American actor with Italian citizenship.

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