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filmmaker

[film-mey-ker] /ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər/
noun
1.
Also called moviemaker. a producer or director of motion pictures, especially one working in all phases of production:
the leading young filmmakers of France.
2.
a person who makes film, especially for use in photography.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; film + maker
Related forms
filmmaking, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for film-maker

film-maker

noun
1.
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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