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 Rothman—although lesser known than his former Saturday Night Live star fiancé—has an impressive filmography to boast. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bridesmaids No More: Kristen Wiig Is Engaged to Boyfriend Avi Rothman," 16 Aug. 2019 Her tense and lyrical images deploy Lathrop’s artistry more substantially than do most of the veteran directors in his filmography. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, "Revisiting “Moment by Moment,” Lily Tomlin and John Travolta’s Wrongly Despised 1978 Melodrama," 9 Sep. 2019 At a glance, there’s plenty in his filmography to discuss; there may be no one else at Reeves’s level who’s appeared in such diverse, culturally dominant films over such a sustained period of time. Aja Romano, Vox, "Keanu Reeves, explained," 16 Aug. 2019 There’s something different driving Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film, especially when taken in the context of his filmography. Richard Newby, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and the End of Tarantino," 31 July 2019 Gaiman will serve as an executive producer along with David Goyer, whose filmography is nothing to sneeze at. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "At long last, Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series is being adapted for television," 1 July 2019 Taylor, who died eight years ago at 79, earned a permanent place in Hollywood lore with her extensive filmography. Jack Flemming,, "Pacific Palisades estate with Elizabeth Taylor ties seeks $6.8 million," 13 June 2019 Here are 6 things to know about the actress including her filmography, hometown, and net worth. 1. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "6 Things You Need to Know About "Booksmart"'s Breakout Star Kaitlyn Dever," 28 May 2019 But turns out, the movie, which is peppered with ’80s pop culture references, was a good fit for the SXSW audience, melding vintage pop with digital spectacle and occasional relics from Mr. Spielberg’s own filmography. Mekado Murphy, New York Times, "SXSW Film: The Movies and Performers That Stood Out," 15 Mar. 2018

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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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The first known use of filmography was in 1941

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