a collective term used to refer to a person(s) who have a significant degree of control over the creation of a film: directors, producers, screenwriters, and editors.
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  • filmmaker — from FILM (Cf. film) + MAKER (Cf. maker) …   Etymology dictionary

  • filmmaker — [film′māk΄ər] n. a person who makes films, esp. a producer, director, etc. filmmaking n …   English World dictionary

  • Filmmaker — Filmdaten Originaltitel Filmmaker Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • filmmaker — noun Date: 1908 one who makes motion pictures …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • filmmaker — filmmaking, n. /film may keuhr/, n. 1. Also called moviemaker. a producer or director of motion pictures, esp. one working in all phases of production: the leading young filmmakers of France. 2. a person who makes film, esp. for use in… …   Universalium

  • filmmaker — noun A producer or director of films / movies …   Wiktionary

  • filmmaker — film|mak|er [ fılm,meıkər ] noun count a movie director, especially an independent director who has full control over the movies he or she makes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • filmmaker — see film maker …   English dictionary

  • filmmaker — n. one who makes movies, one who produces or directs motion pictures, moviemaker …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filmmaker — film•mak•er [[t]ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər[/t]] n. sbz a producer or director of motion pictures • Etymology: 1905–10 film′mak ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • filmmaker — /ˈfɪlmmeɪkə/ (say filmmaykuh) noun 1. a person who initiates the production of a film, especially by arranging the financial backing, and who supervises its production; producer. 2. a film director. Also, film maker. –filmmaking, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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