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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [film-mey-ker]
    • /ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər/
    • /ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ.kər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [film-mey-ker]
    • /ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər/

Definitions of filmmaker word

  • noun filmmaker Also called moviemaker. a producer or director of motion pictures, especially one working in all phases of production: the leading young filmmakers of France. 1
  • noun filmmaker a person who makes film, especially for use in photography. 1
  • noun filmmaker A person who directs or produces movies for the theater or television. 1
  • noun filmmaker cinema: director 1
  • noun filmmaker cinema: producer 1
  • noun filmmaker cinema: auteur 1

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Origin of filmmaker

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10; film + maker

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Filmmaker


filmmaker popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

filmmaker usage trend in Literature

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