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  1. filmmakingnoun

    The activity of preparing edited video works, formerly principally films, whether for entertainment or other purposes.


  1. filmmaking

    Filmmaking generally refers to the process of creating, producing, and manipulating visual content to tell a story or convey a message through the medium of film. It involves various stages such as writing, directing, cinematography, editing, sound design, and distribution, which collectively contribute to the creation of a motion picture or film. Filmmaking encompasses both the artistic and technical aspects of bringing a story to life on screen, integrating elements like acting, set design, storytelling techniques, and visual effects to create a cohesive and engaging cinematic experience.


  1. Filmmaking

    Filmmaking is the process of making a film. Filmmaking involves a number of discrete stages including an initial story, idea, or commission, through scriptwriting, casting, shooting, editing, and screening the finished product before an audience that may result in a film release and exhibition. Filmmaking takes place in many places around the world in a range of economic, social, and political contexts, and using a variety of technologies and cinematic techniques. Typically, it involves a large number of people, and can take from a few months to several years to complete.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of filmmaking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of filmmaking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of filmmaking in a Sentence

  1. Director John Crowley:

    The good thing about filmmaking is that it's such a crazy, busy job that pretty soon you get too busy to even think about those things, you're trying make decisions based on your intuition and to try and be true to your own sense of what was special about the story when you read it.

  2. Erik Lomis:

    Reviews and word of mouth will drive this film, these are fantastic performances by Rooney and Cate and [director] Todd Haynes delivered some great filmmaking.

  3. Jason Momoa:

    I don't know. I'll try my damnedest to keep 'em out of it, i love storytelling, I love theatrical things, I like directing and filmmaking, but I just want them to, you know, really to go for other things.

  4. Louis Leterrier:

    The Dark Crystal ' tuned my heart to a certain type of filmmaking, but also guided my eyes. I was so flabbergasted by the masterful achievement, i was like,' This is possible, this is filmmaking, this is what can be done and can be achieved with an idea, some rubber or fabric... It defined me.

  5. Roger Ebert:

    Lots of colleges have film studies programs, roger wanted a program that focused more on critical thinking and analysis and why you do certain things in filmmaking and the way you write about it.

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