Synonyms for Director:

n.

account executive, agent, businessperson, ambassador, capitalist, businesswoman, businessman. auteur, cameraman, gaffer, art director, filmmaker, best boy, Directorial, animator, bluescreen. headman, honcho, over, chieftain, hierarch. foreperson, straw boss, taskmistress, forewoman. official, Administrant, EXEC. escort, guide, shepherd, lead, usher, show, pilot. chieftain (noun)
headman.
director (noun)
boss, overseer, warden, conductor, band master, managing director, baron, music director, superintendent, mayor, overlord, supervisor, manager, foreman, king, taskmaster, theatre director, administrator, ringmaster, ringleader, general, theater director, queen, magistrate.
manager (noun)
executive, governor, chief, administrator, overseer, leader, principal, boss, EXEC, producer, supervisor, head, kingpin.
master (noun)
guru, maestro, captain, proprietress, commander, authority, manager, mahatma, officer, master, headmaster, star, quartermaster, principal, governor, headmistress, squire, leader, executive, president, dean, senior, proprietor, landlady, abbot, mandarin, ruler, titleholder, mother, landlord, commandant, chief, head, lord, kingpin, sire.
person (noun)
manager, managing director.
producer (noun)
creator, composer, father, author, executrix, manufacturer, producer, fabricator, executor, architect, impresario, originator, inventor, maker.
slave driver (noun)
taskmaster.

Other synonyms:

filmmaker, foreperson, EXEC, guide, chieftain, cameraman, hierarch, headman, Administrant, honcho, forewoman, taskmistress, straw boss, bluescreen, gaffer, animator, auteur, best boy, Directorial. shepherd. official. escort, usher. guide
pilot.
Other relevant words:
foreperson, escort, businessman, headman, usher, managing director, guide, Administrant, gaffer, filmmaker, pilot, music director, EXEC, chieftain, bluescreen, theatre director, lead, agent, taskmistress, forewoman, official, hierarch, shepherd, honcho, auteur, theater director, straw boss.

Usage examples for director

  1. The joke was lost upon the director but it put Reeser into such a good humor that he sent her down to the dressing- room to try on the costume. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. I asked the director if it was allowed for me to communicate with his family. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  3. What the records really prove is that O'Higgins, the Supreme Director enjoyed the confidence of the ruling class. – The Hispanic Nations of the New World Volume 50 in The Chronicles Of America Series by William R. Shepherd