Director comes from the term "Direction" as in the assigning of tasks. (From Wikipedia) A film (or television) director is a person who directs the actors and crew in a film or television production. They control the artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors.
This tag will focus both on the people in the industry who direct as well as techniques used in direction. This topic will include but not be limited to biography, technique, style, etc.