movie camera 🎥

Its lights, camera, action with the Movie Camera emoji! Film lovers and moviemakers alike would enjoy using this emoji! Avid camera enthusiasts would also notice that it has a similar feeling with vintage film cameras during the 1950s. It features two mounted film reels above its head, a viewfinder for the cameraman, and the lens which is pointed in either direction.

The Movie Camera emoji is usually uniform when it comes to different social media sites and their altered designs. However, Facebook once had the emoji look more similar to a video camera on a tripod rather than an iconic Bell & Howell. The Bell & Howell 2709 Standard 35 MM is one of the most famous cameras that were used in the film industry. The emoji seems to refer to the 1950s version of the Bell & Howell camera itself.

This film camera emoji is usually used to credit people for their participation in the film being viewed. In other cases, the emoji can be used to further emphasize that they are currently shooting a film, TV show, or commercial. People can get easily confused between the Movie Camera emoji and the Film Projector emoji.

Some social media users also use this to signify that they’re recording an event or situation. In other words, the people in the video were “caught on camera.” While they may bear a resemblance, their functions are completely different. Movie cameras have always been used to record the films, shows, or commercials being produced. Meanwhile, the film projector is used to present it to the audience in a movie theatre.

🎥 Movie Camera is a fully-qualified emoji as part of Unicode 6.0 which was introduced in 2010.

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This Movie Camera Is Also Known As:

movie camera

movie emoji

video emoji

film emoji

video camera emoji

film camera emoji

film reel emoji

movie reel emoji

Movie Camera Emoji Frequency

This emoji is currently the 142 ranked emoji on social media platforms.

Movie Camera Emoji History

Movie Camera Emoji is created in the year 2010.

Movie Camera Emoji Unicode Data

  • Unicode codepoint
    1F3A5
  • Version
    Version 6.0
  • Year
    2010