filmmaker

[ film-mey-ker ]
/ ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər /
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noun

Also called moviemaker. a producer or director of motion pictures, especially one working in all phases of production: the leading young filmmakers of France.
a person who makes film, especially for use in photography.

Nearby words

  1. filmi,
  2. filmic,
  3. filming,
  4. filmization,
  5. filmland,
  6. filmography,
  7. filmset,
  8. filmsetting,
  9. filmstrip,
  10. filmy

Origin of filmmaker

First recorded in 1905–10; film + maker

Related formsfilm·mak·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for film-maker

film-maker

noun

a person who directs or produces films for the cinema or television
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Word Origin and History for film-maker

filmmaker

n.

from film (n.) + maker.

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