Definition of art-direct in English:


transitive verb

[with object]
  • Oversee or work on (a film, publication, or other media production) as an art director.

    ‘he art-directed Nova magazine in the 1960s’
    • ‘she continues to design and art-direct for the Hollywood film industry’
    • ‘The first Batman movie, Tim Burton's 1989 film, was art directed by Anton Furst.’
    • ‘For much of the 1990s, Venezky had a dream showcase: art directing the feature magazine Speak.’
    • ‘Today, I was art directing a shoot.’
    • ‘I'm going to art direct the GOP convention issue for them.’
    • ‘Chloe art directed the project, commissioning some of her friends for drawings.’
    • ‘When I told Logan how horribly the shoot went he asked if I'd 'art directed' the shot.’
    • ‘While I loved art directing fashion, I loved illustrating it more.’
    • ‘To art direct a parody of a high school yearbook, you had to think like a high school yearbook art director.’
    • ‘She has art directed and designed 13 magazines, including the internationally acclaimed Big and her self-published magazine called Mu.’
    • ‘If it was a job I was art directing, I usually wouldn't be happy with it and I'd end up doing the illustration anyway.’