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One who directs or produces movies.


(ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər)

a producer or director of motion pictures.
film′mak`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filmmaker - a producer of motion picturesfilmmaker - a producer of motion pictures  
auteur - a filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works
film director, director - the person who directs the making of a film
New Waver - a film maker who follows New Wave ideas
producer - someone who finds financing for and supervises the making and presentation of a show (play or film or program or similar work)
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Two renowned filmmakers have been announced as Masters for the Doha Film Institute's ( DFI) second edition of Qumra to take place in Doha from March 4-9 2016.
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Summary: Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) today announced, for the second consecutive year, that four Emirati filmmakers will be offered the chance to join the ADFC delegation at the Cannes Film Festival, running from 11 -- 22 May, 2011.
The independent filmmakers and foreign filmmakers don't only not have that access, they're not even aware that the studios have that access.
We are incredibly excited for her,'' said Miles Beckett, a 28-year-old from Woodland Hills who was one of three aspiring filmmakers who made Rose the unlikely star.
IN THE FALL OF 2005 the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York mounted three remarkable retrospectives of avant-garde filmmakers of the same artistic generation: All three--Robert Beavers, Owen Land (born George Landow), and Morgan Fisher--began making films in the 1960s, and all three won considerable recognition while still quite young (Beavers and Land were teenagers when they screened their first films; Fisher was in his midtwenties).
The festival announced a major new award, the Grant McLean Memorial Award for Emerging Filmmakers, which will be presented for the first time next year.
For their part, many Arab filmmakers were becoming more conscious of the need to play a more proactive role in the struggle against what they saw as the rising tide of repressive religious dogma.
Filmmakers Marco Williams and Whitney Dow recently posed that question to students at the Buffalo Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts in Buffalo, New York.
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In Shakespeare Remains, Courtney Lehman establishes a connection between Shakespeare as an early modern dramatist and contemporary filmmakers adapting his plays for the cinema through an examination of their respective historical relationships to the postmodern notion of the "Death of the Author" (2).