(Reguidit frae Movie)

Film (spelt fillom an aw[1]) is a term that covers muivin picters as individual projects. In the Unitit States, a film is kent as a movie an aw.[2][3][4]

Rake fer Film i the
Scots Wiktionar, the free Scots dictionar.

The springheid o the name comes frae the fact that photographic film (cried filmstock forby) haes historically been the faremaist medium for makkin an shawin muivin picters. Mony ither terms is — muivin picters, the siller screen, picter shaws, flicks — an maist uisual the picters. Academics an the Inglis-spaekin internaitional community prefers tae uise film or "cinema", acause o the colloquial naitur o thae ither terms.


  1. "FILLUM, n. also feelim. Sc. form of Eng. film". Scottish National Dictionary (1700–). Dictionar o the Scots Leid. Archived frae the original on 28 October 2020. Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  2. "FILM". Cambridge English Dictionary (in Inglis). Retrieved 18 September 2020.
  3. "British English/American English Vocabulary". Archived frae the original on 21 Juin 2013. Retrieved 26 Juin 2013.
  4. "British English vs. U.S. English – film vs. movie". Straight Dope Message Board. Archived frae the original on 10 Januar 2014. Retrieved 26 Juin 2013.