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[ fil-mog-ruh-fee ]
/ fɪlˈmɒg rə fi /

noun, plural film·og·ra·phies.

a collection of writings about motion pictures, especially detailed essays dealing with specific films.
a listing of motion pictures by actor, director, genre, etc., and usually including pertinent facts about the production of each film.

Nearby words

filmic, filming, filmization, filmland, filmmaker, filmography, filmset, filmsetting, filmstrip, filmy, filmy fern

Origin of filmography

First recorded in 1960–65; film + (bibli)ography Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for filmography


/ (fɪlˈmɒɡrəfɪ) /


a list of the films made by a particular director, actor, etc
any writing that deals with films or the cinema
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Word Origin and History for filmography



1962, from film (n.) + ending from bibliography, etc.

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