Definition of filmmaker
: one who makes motion pictures
Recent Examples of filmmaker from the Web
Filmmaker and movie historian Kevin Brownlow is 79.
Actors, fellow artists and filmmakers, children and former wives —
The killings and uprisings that followed led millions around the country to despair, and filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis capture much of it by emphasizing attempts at turning things around.
Wilkens wrote a story that ran in print April 23 on documentary filmmaker Ken Burns visiting San Diego.
Ward negotiated the deal with Aurelie de Troyer and Paradigm on behalf of the filmmakers.
The filmmakers, including director Lucy Walker, never shape the footage into a strong dramatic arc, even as the musicians start dying in the last third of the film.
The imaginations of writers and filmmakers have been displaced by mere information.
Yet that hasn’t stopped late-night comedians and filmmakers from testing the limits.
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Definition of filmmaker for English Language Learners
: a person (such as a director or producer) who makes movies
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