filmmaker

[ film-mey-ker ]
/ ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər /

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.

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Origin of filmmaker

First recorded in 1905–10; film + maker

OTHER WORDS FROM filmmaker

filmmaking, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for filmmaker

film-maker

noun

a person who directs or produces films for the cinema or television
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