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The Best Black Friday 2020 Deals For Filmmakers

The Best Black Friday 2020 Deals For Filmmakers

We're tracking down all of the best Black Friday deals for filmmakers and compiling them here!

Tracking down these deals is the most frustrating part of Black Friday! Thankfully, your friends at ActionVFX have put together a solid list of deals that all filmmakers need to know about!

This is not an exhaustive list, so we will be adding companies and sale information to the blog as soon as the news becomes available.

Current Early Black Friday Filmmaking Deals | Updated 12/4/20


ActionVFX

With over 3,700 individual VFX assets, we are the largest VFX stock footage library, ready to meet your needs. Our entire library is 55% off until Nov. 27th at 11:59 pm EST. After the 24 hours are up, everything will be 50% off until Dec. 4th.

You can also buy four collections and get your fifth for free!

CreatorVault

CreatorVault creates stock elements for video creators. In highly curated collections, easily find the perfect lens flares, animated mattes, transitions, glitches, and more to complement your VFX. The entire library is 50% off until Dec. 4th at 11:59 pm EST.

Adobe Creative Cloud

The all app Creative Cloud plan is 25% off! The deal ends Nov. 27th. The subscription for all apps was $52.99/mo, and is now $39.99/mo!

B&H

B&H is a massive provider for all things electronic. From photography, lighting, audio — you name it, they've got it. Items such as Tamron lenses, Manfrotto camera and laptop bags, Sony's a7R II, and Canon's EOS 5D Mark IV are all in the Black Friday deal zone.

Sony

We all know Sony makes a wide array of products, but they do make fantastic cameras, lenses, and more. Luckily, they have provided a complete promo list of some of the camera deals!

Adorama

A steadfast store for filmmaker needs since 1974, Adorama will be running their Black Friday sale. From cameras and computers to audio equipment, they have tons to offer you. They are running deals right now!

Camera's such as Sony's a7 III, Canon's EOS R, Nikon's Z6, Panasonic's Lumix G9, and many more are on sale for up to $600 off.

DJI

Save on drones, gimbals, accessories, and more this Black Friday! Right now, you can get products up to 46% off! The sale ends Nov. 30th.

SmallHD

SmallHD sells industry-grade on-camera and production monitors, as well as camera control software for monitors! Their Black Friday sale is active and will run through Cyber Monday. Select items are up to 50% off.

Teradek

The crew at Teradek are the minds behind brilliant video solutions for broadcast, cinema, and so much more. Save up to 60% off on select items now through Cyber Monday.

Hedge

Hedge is a must-have software. Whether it's offloading media or creating multiple backups of files, your life is much easier with Hedge. As their website states, let the tedious tasks of transferring and backing up files be less daunting and unorganized. 

You can preorder their new iPad app for 58% off. Their Hedge software is 31% off, while their giant bundle is 44% off. There's also great bundle deals and specials!

FXHome

Need I say more? FXhome, the makers of HitFilm and other great products, is running deals! You can save up to 52% off!

VEGAS Pro

Save 30% off on VEGAS Pro Edit, VEGAS Pro, VEGAS Pro 365, and VEGAS Pro Suite! Deals end Nov. 29th.

Pixel Film Studios

If you're more of a Final Cut Pro editor, this is the stop for you! From Cinema-Look Tools and Image Manipulation to Tracking and Animation, they have the plug-ins you need! The sales are active right now! 

iZotope

Another great audio-oriented website for your edits is iZotope! They're the mind behind incredible software, plug-ins, and hardware, among others! They are currently running early Black Friday Deals, reaching up to 78% off or more.

Boom Library

Having the right sound FX can make or break your film! Enter Boom Library! They have massive collections of sound FX ready for the taking. Swing by to grab some products right now. You can add three items to the cart, and get the one with the lowest price for free.

Sigma Photo

Sigma is having a sale on cameras, lenses, flashes, and more! With the help of Sigma, create the image or video you've envisioned. You have until Nov. 30th!

Kessler Crane

Kessler Crane is your one-stop-shop for all professional motion control equipment such as cranes, jibs, sliders, and more! It's 10% off sitewide right now, and you can buy one and get one half off! 

Aputure

Aputure provides affordable and professional cinema equipment that can handle your next film! Their light kits are some of the best you'll find. 

You can get up to 35% off this year! Items like the 300X, spotlight mounts, and even the 600D Pro pre-orders fall into the discounts! 

Magnanimous

In need of gear? They are having a flash discount! Head on over to Magnanimous' website and book a rental for the equipment that can make the project that you once thought wasn't possible, possible.

CINECOLOR

The maker of professional color grading LUTS, CINECOLOR prides itself on color grading LUTS that work with any camera. You can get the MASTERPACK III and the Film Grain pack for 40% off.

Final Draft

This software is a great buy for filmmakers! Final Draft allows you to better visualize and collaborate on writing and editing, as well as brainstorming ideas. It's used by studios and production companies all around the world. They are running 20% off deals currently! 

Soundstripe

Soundstripe is a mega-library of playlists, songs, and sound FX. You can save 40% on all yearly music and video plans.

FilmConvert

We all know how frustrating color grading can be, but thankfully FilmConvert makes fantastic plug-ins to increase your color grading workflow! They seamlessly fit into popular software such as After Effects, Resolve, Final Cut, and more! They are running 20% off deals right now!

Filmstro

Filmstro provides unique music software and plug-ins where you use three sliders to create the music that best fits your edit! It's that simple! You can get 40% off annual licenses with code 'BlackFriday2020'. Find the perfect music for the environment you're creating by mixing Momentum, Depth, and Power!

Editor Keys

This website will give you shortcut keyboards, some being backlit to help you edit in any lighting condition. From After Effects and Premiere to Auditon and Lightroom, they have a keyboard to increase your workflow.

Certain keyboards are on sale right now. Scroll through your software of choice.

Divergent Media

Divergent is an excellent buy. Products like EditReady 2 and ScopeBox 4 can increase workflow throughout the production process. With code "zeroIREfriday" can get 40% off now through Dec. 7th.

Affinity Photo

Affinity Photo is a great software option for photo editing! Affinity is used by professionals all around the world and includes tools for any type of photo editing you would need to do. You can get their software for 30% off!

The Futur

The Futur is a company on a mission to serve creatives and business minds alike. They sell courses like logo design and typography, as well as tools and lectures. They're running deals right now!

MasterClass

Need I say more? Masterclass has over 90 of the world's brightest minds ready to give you insight, their tips, and teach you to hone the skills you're after. That includes filmmaking! From the likes of Spike Lee, Ken Burns, David Lynch, and more. 

They are doing a 2-for-1 holiday bundle right now! If you get a subscription, you get one free! Who are you going to give it to?

CreativeLive

The goal at CreativeLive is to bring accessible classes taught by industry leaders to all creatives! They have classes on photography, software, music and audio, and so much more. They're running deals on the Creator Pass plan, as well as their top classes for under $29!

edelkrone

This fantastic company has the equipment that all filmmakers would need at any point in time. We're talking professional camera sliders, dollies, pan and tilt heads, and more. You can get 30% off all products until Nov. 30th!

Simmod Lens 

Specializing in vintage photo lenses for use on new mirrorless and motion picture cameras, Simmod Lens is a unique site that sells incredible products. You can get 25% off with code "bf2020".