A filmmaker is an individual who is proficient in all aspects of movie making. A filmmaker writes, directs, edits and produces their films. The founding fathers of this form (which can be argued) is Charlie Chaplin and Roger Corman. However the founding father of the modern filmmaker is Robert Rodriguez, whom exemplifies this type of artwork.
Filmmaker, Robert Rodriguez, Roger Corman, Charlie Chaplin,Kevin Smith, Nathan S. Hill, Craig McMahon, Jim Jarmusch and many others