Definition of moviemaker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞ovēˌmākər/


chiefly North American
A person who makes motion pictures; a filmmaker.
Example sentences
  • In attempting to make a broad-ranging, effective contemporary film, the moviemakers invoked images and qualities of other genres and times and created a hybrid product.
  • A film that has inspired moviemakers for decades, King Kong has finally come to DVD, just in time for its big screen remake by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson.
  • Over the last century, writers like Rudyard Kipling and moviemakers like Walt Disney have given almost human qualities to what in real life are wild and untamable animals.

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Syllabification: mov·ie·mak·er

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