film·​og·​ra·​phy | \ fil-ˈmä-grə-fē How to pronounce filmography (audio) \
plural filmographies

Definition of filmography

: a list of motion pictures featuring the work of a prominent film figure or relating to a particular topic

Examples of filmography in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But for hometown fans who really want to make a full day of it, there’s an additional opening act: a screening just a couple of blocks down the hill of the complete tandem filmography of Haim and director Paul Thomas Anderson. Chris Willman, Variety, 30 Apr. 2022 Stewart also reflected on her filmography at the event, discussing her rise to fame after starring in the romantic fantasy film series, The Twilight Saga. Shafiq Najib,, 5 Mar. 2022 The filmography of China in recent years has given its audiences what Americans have taken for granted: stories about people who look like them, who work and play in a country claiming a moment in history. Erich Schwartzel, The Atlantic, 8 Feb. 2022 Park Chan-wook's Decision to Leave could follow the path forged by those films, as the Stoker and Handmaiden director's latest mystery earned near-universal praise as a standout entry among the celebrated helmer's filmography. Ew Staff,, 13 June 2022 That film brought playful wit and tender observation to a spiky relationship between Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche, playing a famous mother and daughter, their starry double-act an anomaly in Kore-eda’s filmography. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 May 2022 But that’s only a small part of what’s special about this moment — and why there are many others like it in her filmography. Mark Feeney,, 12 May 2022 Despite her filmography and status as a fashion icon, MGM refused to consider her for the female lead of its 1937 adaptation of Pearl S. Buck’s The Good Earth, about a Chinese family. Rebecca Sun, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Mar. 2022 Before the film screened, festival director Thierry Frémaux introduced a 13-minute clip reel of the star’s filmography, eliciting a standing ovation, and then presented him with a surprise Palme d’Or, inspiring another. Rebecca Keegan, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of filmography

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for filmography

film + -ography (as in bibliography)

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1 Jul 2022

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“Filmography.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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