Digital Movie Cameras Market

Global Digital Movie Cameras Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report By Video Resolution (Full HD Resolution (1,080) and 4K / 8K Resolution), By Application (Professional and Amateur), By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2023 - 2029

Report Id: KBV-14951 Publication Date: April-2023 Number of Pages: 161
Special Offering:
Industry Insights | Market Trends
Highest number of Tables | 24/7 Analyst Support

Market Report Description

The Global Digital Movie Cameras Market size is expected to reach $9.5 billion by 2029, rising at a market growth of 4.8% CAGR during the forecast period.

High-resolution and high-quality videos are necessary in the professional world, where digital movie cameras are used. They come in a variety of resolutions, including 1K, 4K, 5K, 6K, and 8K, and they are in high demand from studios like Fox Studios, Walt Disney, and Red Chillies. In the world of cinema or movie creation, 1K cameras—often referred to as cameras with 1080p resolution—are beginning to mature. Independent media outlets and other newcomers to the film and television industries, such as amateur filmmakers, continue to have a high demand for 4K content.

Digital Movie Cameras Market Size - Global Opportunities and Trends Analysis Report 2019-2029

4K cameras are currently maturing and set to go into expansion. Despite their expensive cost, professional users have a significant demand for 6K resolution movie cameras. The majority of modern web series and Hollywood films are shot using 6K cameras. Cameras with higher resolutions, such as 8K, are still in the development stage. Whether for movies, video games, or in the medical profession for CT scans and other material, these cameras are employed wherever high-end resolutions are necessary.

Digital movie cameras are in greater demand as a result of the tremendous growth of the entertainment sector. The development of this industry is being fueled by rising per capita income, shifting lifestyles, and the broad use of digitalization.

Since digital videos are a popular content format among social media users, multiple social media platforms, like Youtube, are also supporting market growth. The popularity of movies, online shows, and original content has increased recently, significantly expanding the range of the entertainment sector. The market for digital movie cameras is also being driven by an increase in the number of film schools, regional film industries, and supportive governmental regulations.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The creativity of its producers saved the market from serious harm. On several social media channels, they started by going online and providing free tutorials on how to utilize these cameras. Due to the high demand for entertainment during quarantine, this was quite successful. But as the lockdown gradually lifted, various filmmaking sectors began to shoot, which increased demand for cameras. Additionally, since they are readily available and help keep production costs in check, camera rental services are increasingly preferred by the film industry. In the upcoming years, there will be plenty of market chances due to the cameras' growing popularity and demand.

Market Growth Factors

Rapid incorporation of technology into the camera design

The 3D camera enables the perception of depth in images to mimic three dimensions. Viewers prefer it the most since it provides an in-depth experience. Digital video cameras are now a part of the technology revolution brought on by artificial intelligence (AI). Computational photography has greatly benefited from AI, spawning various innovative technologies such as face recognition and hardware function emulation. When used in conjunction with a digital movie camera, AI can significantly reduce the weight of the camera and the amount of time needed for post-processing the content by supplying extensive editing features in the camera. Therefore, the market is anticipated to develop due to ongoing technological advancements in digital camera design.

Growing usage of digital movie cameras in other fields

In the healthcare sector, to diagnose dental issues, digital movie cameras for digital photography can be used. Compared to print and slide films, digital cameras are far superior at capturing high-quality images. As a result, photographing the patient's teeth digitally, inside and outside the mouth, allows the dentist to see problems that could have gone unnoticed. The use of digital cameras in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for civic purposes like law enforcement, environmental monitoring, firefighting, and disaster assessment. Hence, all these elements are propelling the expansion of the digital movie cameras market in the coming years.

Market Restraining Factors

Increasing use of premium mobile cameras and compact DSLRs

There has been a surge in demand for smartphones due to technological developments in the smartphone sector. Numerous cell phones offer features like high resolution, sensors, and increased frame rate (fps). Additionally, companies that produce DSLRs are working on creating compact DSLRs that offer the same features as cameras. Moreover, the introduction of several better camera photography capabilities in smartphones has revolutionized the workflow and quality of the details. These aforementioned elements could prevent the market from expanding.

Video Resolution Outlook

Based on video resolution, the digital movie cameras market is characterized into 4K/8K resolution and full HD resolution (1080). The full HD resolution (1080) segment garnered the highest revenue share in the digital movie cameras market in 2022. A variety of features are available with full high-definition (HD) resolution cameras that are sold in the market. For example, many cameras include progressive shooting modes, while others have sensors with the full 1920x1080 resolution. Additionally, some HDV camcorders allow the use of premium interchangeable lenses in place of the fixed lenses that are standard on most prosumer cameras.

Digital Movie Cameras Market Share and Industry Analysis Report 2022

Application Outlook

On the basis of application, the digital movie cameras market is classified into amateur and professional. The amateur segment recorded a significant revenue share in the digital movie cameras market in 2022. Amateur users are using digital cinema cameras more and more frequently. Divers, hikers, and swimmers who possess a video camera for taking videos while they perform their activities underwater make up the amateur users. Because the equipment is simple to use and produces high-quality images, digital cinema cameras are frequently used by amateur users.

Digital Movie Cameras Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Market size value in 2022 USD 6.9 Billion
Market size forecast in 2029 USD 9.5 Billion
Base Year 2022
Historical Period 2019 to 2021
Forecast Period 2023 to 2029
Revenue Growth Rate CAGR of 4.8% from 2023 to 2029
Number of Pages 161
Number of Table 243
Report coverage Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Competitive Landscape, Companies Strategic Developments, Company Profiling
Segments covered Video Resolution, Application, Region
Country scope US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria
Growth Drivers
  • Rapid incorporation of technology into the camera design
  • Growing usage of digital movie cameras in other fields
  • Increasing use of premium mobile cameras and compact DSLRs

Regional Outlook

Region wise, the digital movie cameras market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA. The North America segment witnessed the maximum revenue share in the digital movie cameras market in 2022. The market in the region is expected to increase due to the film industry's transition toward unconventional production businesses like Netflix. In addition, regional acceptance of OTT (over-the-top) platforms has increased. An important element driving the growth of the regional market is the rise in demand for portable, high-quality digital cameras. Further, digital cameras are widely used in media, entertainment, and sports.

Free Valuable Insights: Global Digital Movie Cameras Market size to reach USD 9.5 Billion by 2029

KBV Cardinal Matrix - Digital Movie Cameras Market Competition Analysis

Digital Movie Cameras Market - Competitive Landscape and Trends by Forecast 2029

The major strategies followed by the market participants are Product Launches. Based on the Analysis presented in the Cardinal matrix, Sony Group Corporation is the forerunner in the Digital Movie Cameras Market. Companies such as Panasonic Holdings Corporation, Kinefinity, Inc., and Canon, Inc. are some of the key innovators in the Digital Movie Cameras Market.

The market research report covers the analysis of key stakeholders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Sony Group Corporation, Canon, Inc., Nikon Corporation, JVCKENWOOD Corporation, Vision Research, Inc. (AMETEK, Inc.), Panasonic Holdings Corporation, ARRI AG, RED Digital Cinema, LLC, Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd. And Kinefinity, Inc.

Recent Strategies Deployed in Digital Movie Cameras Market

» Partnerships, Collaborations and Agreements:

  • Apr-2023: Panasonic Connect Co., Ltd. signed a partnership with intoPIX, a company that develops and licenses image processing and compression solutions, regarding the combination of their JPEG XS technology in its PTZ and studio cameras. The company adopted the intoPIX TicoXS IP cores as part of its strategic transition to JPEG XS technology, enabling its camera line-up to connect directly to live production processes that support SMPTE ST 2110 and IPMX standards.
  • Jun-2021: JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation partnered with TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions. The partnership aimed to deliver seamless access to the latter company's cloud-based solutions through CONNECTED CAM cameras, utilizing the native SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) video transport protocol. In addition, the partnership provides better content sharing and distribution processes for sports and news companies that have purchased popular JVC studios, shoulder-mount, and portable camcorders. JVC's GY-HC500 and GY-HC900 CONNECTED CAM cameras are the only professional broadcast cameras that offer native SRT functionality without the need for extra gear because they come with built-in encoders and decoders.

» Product Launches and Product Expansions:

  • Apr-2023: Blackmagic Design released the Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 12K OLPF, an updated version of its URSA Mini Pro 12K cinema camera. The new version has been improved with a high-performance optical low-pass filter and has a 12,288 by 6480 12K Super 35 sensor with 14 stops of dynamic range.
  • Apr-2023: Kinefinity unveiled the MC8020, a new 8K HDR full-frame broadcast camera that can shoot HDR up to 70 fps in 8K resolution. The MC8020 camera, based on Edge technology, offers internal ND, dual native ISO, and other features.
  • Mar-2023: Sony Electronic launched the ZV-E1, a New Full-Frame, Interchangeable Lens Camera for Video Creators. The camera features a high-performance 35mm full-frame image sensor and is part of Sony's ZV vlog camera suite. With a 12MP full-frame image sensor, Sony's most recent BIONZ XR image processing engine, a dedicated AI (artificial intelligence) processing unit, compatibility with over 70 Sony E-mount lenses, and other cutting-edge technologies, the ZV-E1 can capture cinematic imagery with vibrant colors, minimal noise, and high precision.
  • Mar-2023: RED Digital Cinema introduced the V-RAPTOR 8K S35 and V-RAPTOR XL 8K S35 with RED's new and powerful S35 sensor. The 8K S35 sensor maintains an outstanding dynamic range with 16.5+ stops and coverage for Super 35mm lenses while having the same rapid cinema-quality sensor scan time as its 8K VV counterpart, which is twice as quick as previous generations. Additionally, RED's new integrated electronic ND system is included in the V-RAPTOR XL 8K S35, enabling fine-grained control of density in 1/4, 1/3, and full-stop increments.
  • Feb-2023: Blackmagic Design introduced the Blackmagic Studio Camera 6K Pro, a powerful studio camera model featuring an EF lens mount, a larger 6K sensor for enhanced colorimetry, ND Filters, and fine detail handling and built-in live streaming through Ethernet or mobile data. The studio camera family's tiny all-in-one Blackmagic Studio Camera 6K Pro has the same light body made of carbon fiber-reinforced polycarbonate, a sizable integrated 7" HDR viewfinder, and strong broadcast connectors.
  • Feb-2023: Panasonic unveiled the Lumix S5II series cameras with 24MP full frame sensor in India. It is a new hybrid full-frame mirrorless camera that expanded Panasonic's Lumix S Series portfolio. It comes with a newly created 24-megapixel 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor with a Phase detection auto-focus system with around 2x faster signal processing for high bit rate video recording.
  • Sep-2022: RED Digital Cinema announced the launch of DSMC3 with V-RAPTOR XL 8K VV. The V-RAPTOR XL system, which incorporates the most recent flagship V-RAPTOR 8K VV + 6K S35 multi-format sensor inside of a large-scale production-ready XL camera body, builds upon the most cutting-edge RED camera platform yet. High-end television and film productions are supported by the brand-new unified XL body. Users may record up to 600fps at 2K due to the V-RAPTOR's sensor scan time, which is two times faster than that of any previous RED camera. Both V-Lock and Gold Mount options are offered for the standalone camera system.
  • May-2022: ARRI launched the ALEXA 35 camera, a 4K super 35 camera that accelerates digital cinematography to unprecedented heights. The camera provides better low-light performance, 2.5 stops more dynamic range, and richer colors.
  • Mar-2022: Kinefinity released the MAVO Edge 6K, a powerful new full-frame cinema camera that can shoot 6K 75fps or 4K 150fps. The brand-new camera makes use of Kinefinity's cutting-edge high-performance computing platform from the MAVO Edge 8K and is outfitted with a 6K full-frame 3:2 CMOS imaging sensor. With a dual native ISO (800/5120) sensor and an integrated motorized full-spectrum e-ND filter with a range of 0.6 to 2.4, the MAVO Edge 6K offers exceptional highlight performance at a variety of sensitivity settings. The camera has two SSD media slots and can record in NVMe M.2 2280 SSD-based Apple ProRes4444/XQ or uncompressed RAW formats.
  • Feb-2022: Sony introduced ILCE-7M4 Alpha IV interchangeable-lens camera with 4K video recording, 33MP image sensor, and more. The camera has a new flash, the HVL-F60RM2, and a 33-megapixel full-frame picture sensor. The camera also has a BIONX XR image processing engine, real-time autofocusing, compatibility for 4K video recording, and more. The new camera also includes XAVC S-I intra-frame encoding for more effective editing operations, 10-bit depth 4:2:2 color sampling to enable natural gradation, and XAVC HS for improved compression efficiency.
  • Feb-2022: Canon released the EOS R5 C camera and two new Prime telephoto lenses in India, for expanding its EOS system of video production equipment portfolio. The EOS R5 camera has been designed for addressing users’ needs, who are looking for a camera with high-quality videos and photos.
  • Feb-2021: Panasonic India announced the launch of LUMIX BGH1, the first box-style digital single-lens mirrorless camera, the latest addition to its LUMIX series. The BGH1 is a modular cinema camera created for professional filmmakers, ideal for drone and gimbal work as well as live streaming, broadcast, cinema production, and documentary.

» Geographical Expansions:

  • Jul-2022: Nikon India, a subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, established a new experience zone in Ballari – S.V Camera Stores at Gollara Sangha Shopping Complex, Infantry Road. The expansion reinforced the company’s leadership in the southern market with 33 experience zones. The new experiential zones in Ballari enable easy access to the full range of Nikon products, including the DSLR cameras, Mirrorless Series, lenses, COOLPIX range, accessories, and Sport Optics Range at a one-stop-shop. These zones aim to reach a large network of photography enthusiasts, professionals, hobbyists, and artists. Additionally, these areas provide all professional photographers with extra technical support.

Scope of the Study

Market Segments Covered in the Report:

By Video Resolution

  • Full HD Resolution (1,080)
  • 4K / 8K Resolution

By Application

  • Professional
  • Amateur

By Geography

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Singapore
    • Malaysia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Rest of LAMEA

Key Market Players

List of Companies Profiled in the Report:

  • Sony Group Corporation
  • Canon, Inc.
  • Nikon Corporation
  • JVCKENWOOD Corporation
  • Vision Research, Inc. (AMETEK, Inc.)
  • Panasonic Holdings Corporation
  • RED Digital Cinema, LLC
  • Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.
  • Kinefinity, Inc.
Need a report that reflects how COVID-19 has impacted this market and its growth? Download Free Sample Now

Frequently Asked Questions About This Report

The Market size is projected to reach USD 9.5 billion by 2029.

Growing usage of digital movie cameras in other fields are driving the Market in coming years, however, Increasing use of premium mobile cameras and compact DSLRs restraints the growth of the Market.

Sony Group Corporation, Canon, Inc., Nikon Corporation, JVCKENWOOD Corporation, Vision Research, Inc. (AMETEK, Inc.), Panasonic Holdings Corporation, ARRI AG, RED Digital Cinema, LLC, Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd. And Kinefinity, Inc.

The Professional segment acquired maximum revenue share in the Global Digital Movie Cameras Market by Application in 2022 thereby, achieving a market value of $7 billion by 2029.

The North America market dominated the Market by Region in 2022, and would continue to be a dominant market till 2029; thereby, achieving a market value of $3.3 billion by 2029.



Call: +1(646) 600-5072


  • Buy Sections of This Report
  • Buy Country Level Reports
  • Request for Historical Data
  • Discounts Available for Start-Ups & Universities

Unique Offerings Unique Offerings

  • Exhaustive coverage
  • The highest number of Market tables and figures
  • Subscription-based model available
  • Guaranteed best price
  • Support with 10% customization free after sale

Trusted by over
5000+ clients

Our team of dedicated experts can provide you with attractive expansion opportunities for your business.

Client Logo