Definition of filmmaker
: one who makes motion pictures
Recent Examples of filmmaker from the Web
James Boo, a filmmaker, has made more than 30 one-minute films about New Yorkers and their various food traditions.
The world watched as Sibahle Steve Nkumbi, a black South African filmmaker, was violently and unceremoniously attacked by her Dutch AirBnb host over a later check-out dispute.
Some might say that Bong has gone Hollywood, a misleading charge given how few U.S. studio filmmakers bring as distinctive an auteur signature to their work.
Knatchbull's exceptional life is to be celebrated not only for her royal connections (then-Princess Elizabeth was her bridesmaid at her wedding to filmmaker John Knatchbull), but also for her resilience.
The Harvard professor and filmmaker Henry Louis Gates Jr. says that the problem stems from the American education system having failed to adapt to the 21st century’s highly globalized, highly technological economy.
Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda’s enchanting movies are woven from the same gentle cloth: quiet, deceptively uncomplicated stories of families.
World-renowned musician, artist and filmmaker Dave Navarro will perform the National Anthem prior to the main event of Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva at the historic Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, June 24.
Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films, the Ashford filmmakers who produced and directed the documentary, will be at the screening.
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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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