American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A film produced for television broadcasting.
- n. a movie that is made to be shown on television
“The telefilm was the first TV project to ever premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2008.”
“An original "telefilm" (I don't believe that's a real word, but apparently spellcheck likes it, so I guess it is) about that awful situation where a gunman shot five Amish school girls before killing himself.”
“Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' The original 1973 telefilm frightened a 10-year-old Mexican named Guillermo del Toro into becoming the pre-eminent fantasist of world cinema.”
“One movie I have been trying to get my hands on was the 1974 telefilm, Hurricane.”
“The biggest difference being SyFy relies on horrible CGI while the 1970s telefilm relied on stock footage.”
“And we end this week with a minor film, a telefilm in fact named Time Travelers.”
“Sometimes it really does mean the filmmakers are trying to show an actual portrayal of the events related by real people who claimed to be involved, as in The UFO Incident, the telefilm based on the alien abduction case of Betty and Barney Hill.”
“Or are you content with direct-to-video and telefilm releases?”
“The National Football League draft attracts nearly 8 million viewers and is crowned a ratings behemoth; a Hallmark Hall of Fame telefilm starring Winona Ryder attracts just over 7 million viewers and is pronounced a dismal failure.”
“The cinematography was also above par for a standard 1970's telefilm and it's too bad that this never went to series.”
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