filmfilm2 ●●○ verb [intransitive, transitive] AMto use a camera to record a story or real events so that they can be shown in the cinema or on television The love scenes are sensitively filmed. She’s in South Africa filming a documentary for the BBC. a thriller filmed entirely on location in Washington —filming noun [uncountable] Filming starts in October. → film over→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpusfilm• He received 2,000 fan letters a week and, when filming, had no less than 18 stand-ins lined up.• We need permission to film in some of those old churches.• It's a very austere movie, filmed largely in semi-darkness and featuring a morose baroque soundtrack.• The bungy jumping was filmed on video.• They filmed the movie off the west coast of Ireland.• One of their captors filmed the shootings with a video camera.