Auteurship vs. Auteur: What's the Difference?
Auteurship and Auteur Definitions
The role or status of auteur.
A filmmaker, usually a director, who exercises creative control over their works and has a strong personal style.
A creative artist, especially a film director, seen as having a specific, recognisable artistic vision, and who is seen as the single or preeminent ‘author’ of his works.
A filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works