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1. A thin skin or membrane.
2. A thin, opaque, abnormal coating on the cornea of the eye.
3. A thin covering or coating: a film of dust on the piano.
4. A thin, flexible, transparent sheet, as of plastic, used in wrapping or packaging.
a. A thin sheet or strip of flexible material, such as a cellulose derivative or a thermoplastic resin, coated with a photosensitive emulsion and used to make photographic negatives or transparencies.
b. A thin sheet or strip of developed photographic negatives or transparencies.
a. A movie, especially one recorded on film.
b. The presentation of such a work.
c. A long, narrative movie.
d. Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
v. filmed, film·ing, films
1. To cover with or as if with a film.
2. To record on film or video using a movie camera: film a rocket launch; film a scene from a ballet.
1. To become coated or obscured with or as if with a film: The window filmed over with moisture.
2. To make or shoot scenes for a movie.

[Middle English, from Old English filmen; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.filmed - recorded on film; made into a movie; "a filmed documentary"; "the filmed version of the novel"
recorded - set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction; "recorded music"
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These actors, agents, directors, producers, executives, lawyers, and distributors wield considerable power when it comes to green-lighting multimillion-dollar projects or influencing decisions related to theatrical releases, television shows, and other forms of filmed entertainment.
Finally, his actor repeats the process; first, he messily assembles his twenty photographs at the same table, from the same angle; then we see his film of stills, which includes images of Fisher shooting him and of the two previously unacknowledged crew members who filmed both the director and his actor.
In 2000, Rozema directed Happy Days, Samuel Beckett's bleak and absurd play filmed for the Irish-produced Beckett Film Project, which disallowed any interference with the original play.
You harbor secret hope for dramatic twists in lives and history that will make your film come to life, often to the detriment of the people being filmed. You pray for guidance, and pray also that at the end of the day, their fates are not in your hands, but in God's.
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insured the production of "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," producers were worried about a scene filmed in the catacombs beneath Venice, Italy.
Mother and daughter are instead filmed primarily from Bea's perspective.