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
(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.
(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.