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One who directs or produces movies.
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(ˈfɪlmˌmeɪ kər)

a producer or director of motion pictures.
film′mak`ing, n.
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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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