cinematic / sini'matik / adj.
arts noun, pl.
the department of cinematic arts
1. Of or pertaining to the former Department of Media Arts in the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico <~ engages cineastes, videographers, theorists, cinephiles, filmmakers, cinegoers, historians, philosophers, editors, screenwriters, cinematographers, cinematizers, sound designers, critics, and other collaborators.
Cinematic. 1883 Athenæum 3 Mar. 281/3 Kinematics, or, as it used to be called, cinematics, the name, having been translated from the French cinématique, is the geometry of motion
1. Of or pertaining to the cinematograph; suitable for cinematography; suggestive of the technique, dialogue, etc., of the cinema.
2. Made and presented as a film
<~ fantasies> suitable for films or the making of films <~ principles and techniques>
Art. 1573 G. HARVEY Common-pl. Bk. (1884) 87 Nature herself is changeable. and arte, after a sorte her ape, conformith herself to the like mutabilitye.
1. Skill acquired by experience, study, or observation <the~of making friends> <the ~ of imagination>
The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989, OED Online, Oxford University Press, 30 Jan. 2008. <http://dictionary.oed.com>