What does a filmmaker?


a. A filmmaker is one who wants to make films and can make films.

b. A Director of a film does not make films. A Director of a film is one who is responsible for making films or who is responsible for the direction of the film. The Director of a film is someone responsible for the film including all of the filming including lighting and sound and direction and editing/mixing, including cinematography, and is responsible for the quality of that film and the presentation of the film. The Director does not make documentaries or feature films or television shows.

c. A Director of a film will be responsible for:

(d) all aspects of the making of the film, including cinematography, editing, sound recording, music, sound effects and special effects, and

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(e) any technical assistance that may be required to make the film, which includes sound recording, audio editing, sound mixing, audio composition, and the production of special effects.

d. A Director of a film does not include a person in a position to advise the film maker upon the performance of the film.

e. Neither a director of a film, nor a supervising Director of a film, has any rights to make a change to or from any film, or edit the film.

f. The producer of a film is responsible for the performance of that film.

g. The Director of a film must meet all guidelines for making the film that are set out by the Producer’s Code of Ethics.

h. A Director of a film must not act alone, and a supervising Director of a film must not act alone. Each director must meet any deadlines set by their own Board and any deadlines prescribed by regulations for the making of the film.

i. A Director of a film must not make a documentary film or a non-documentary film in the public domain.

j. A Director of a film may receive payment or other support provided for in the Producer’s Code of Ethics, or may apply for funding through a Ministerial grant approved for the making of films.

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(1) The Board must consult with the Minister on:

(a) the manner in which the Board should conduct its affairs; and

(b) how the Board should be organised to ensure that it acts in accordance with all the requirements of any Act or the Producer’s Code of Ethics.

(2) If:

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