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The Best of Black Friday 2021: Must-See Deals for Filmmakers

The Best of Black Friday 2021: Must-See Deals for Filmmakers

We have tracked down the best Black Friday deals for filmmakers and compiled them here!

Spending hours tracking down the latest deals for your filmmaking needs is always frustrating. Your friends here at ActionVFX know this all too well, so we are continuing our holiday tradition of doing the searching so you don't have to.

These are not all of the deals out there, so keep in mind that we will be keeping this article updated with the latest on these deals and more!

But before we get started:


With over 5,000 individual VFX assets, we are the largest VFX stock footage library, ready to meet your needs. Our entire library is 55% off until Nov. 26th at 11:59 pm EST. After the 24 hours are up, everything will be 50% off until Dec. 3rd. 

For 2021, you can also get 2x the monthly subscription credits for all annual Subscription Plans (individual and Studio) during the sale and keep that going as long as you renew your plan each year.

The Sale is now live! Take advantage of 55% off while it still lasts!

Black Friday Filmmaker Deals Currently Live:

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe is now offering 40% off its Creative Cloud subscription for the first year. Get set for 2022 and sign up today!


Black Friday Deals are now live over at Adorama. Get instant rebates of $200 and up on Sony, Nikon, Canon, and all of the rest of your favorite brands.


Aputure's Black Friday Sale goes live on November 26th at midnight and sees discounts of up to 40% off on products like the AL-F7 and 30% off the M9. Set your alarms and take care of your professional lighting needs.


Affinity has brought back their successful Black Friday offer of 30% off everything, including apps, content, workbooks, and more!


DJI wants you to Create Holiday Magic with their holiday sale. Also, to lift your holiday spirits, they are doing weekly giveaways on some of your favorite pieces of gear, like the DJI Action 2 Dual-Screen Combo and Mavic Air 2 Fly More Combo. Sign up today!


The 2-for-1 holiday bundle is back at MasterClass, but only for a limited time. Head over to sign up today!


B&H is now running Black Friday deals on your favorite cameras from Sony, Nikon, and Canon. They are also offering killer deals on lenses from Sigma and Tamron. Finally, you can still take advantage of the Holiday Head Start in their Deal Zone.


SmallHD is known for offering some hefty discounts for their on-camera monitors as well as their production-grade counterparts. This year, you can save up to $2,000 during their Season of Thanks Sale. The sale runs from 11/12 through the end of November.


Broadcast, cinema, and other video solutions are currently on sale on the Teradek website for their Season of Thanks Sale. You can save up to 30% with free domestic shipping.


VEGAS is offering 20% off of their Edit, Pro, and Post 365 software. This deal is only active through November 28th, so head over today to take advantage!

Boom Library

Boom Library is currently having their Black November 3For2-Sale through November 30th. That means that if you buy 3 libraries, you will get the lowest priced one for free. And it goes up from there! Check them out today.


For all of your audio needs, iZotope has their Black Friday deals live on their site now with deals on popular products like their Tonal Balance Bundle, normally $699, selling for $299! Now is a great time to save as they have multiple holiday bundles that include Ozone 9 and Iris 2.

Sigma Photo

Sigma Photo is taking a new angle on Black Friday (see what they did there?). Special pricing on Art Primes, Zoom and MC-11 for Sony users is currently available with savings of up to $100 on some lenses. 


Have your eye on some gear that you’d like to try before you buy? Magnanimous is running a flash discount right now for rentals on gear from Canon and RED.


There are already massive deals on the CINECOLOR website for your color grading needs. The Master Pack IV, usually $470, is on sale for $297 while the Ultimate Bundle that includes utility, film emulation, creative, and film grain luts is on sale for $347!


Hedge is running a huge sale across their site with deep discounts; even offering 30% on-site licenses of up to 20 activations. Head over today to take advantage.

Final Draft

If you’re not currently using Final Draft for your writing needs during the brainstorming and editing process, now is the time to check it out. Their website is currently featuring a 35% discount if you buy the new Final Draft 12.

The Futur

The Future is on point again this year; offering limited mystery drop deals, winter workshops, and most of all, big savings. Also, you can now save over $250 of their Creative Skills Bundle. Head over to their site today to get signed up to be reminded of the next drop!


From dollies, pan and tilt heads, and professional camera sliders, edelkrone has what you need as a modern filmmaker. They are currently running savings bundles of up to 30% along with free shipping. Be sure to take advantage soon as the sale ends on November 29th!


FilmConvert is offering 40% all software for their Black Friday Sale. This means a bundle license is only $149!


Sony's Black Friday sale is now live and they are running discounts on cameras (savings up to $1,000!), lenses, and audio needs. Don't miss out on these deals!


Filmstro is offering lifetime access to their software for just $189. Take care of your scoring needs this weekend!

Simmod Lens

If you are looking to use some of your vintage lenses on your newer mirrorless or motion picture camera, then Simmod Lens should be on your shopping list this year. They are currently running their Black Friday sale on DIY parts for 25% off using code SIMMOD25


Soundstripe is offering 40% off all yearly plans right now for their Black Friday Sale Audio helps to drive the message of your video, so you should have access to a library of sound FX, songs, and playlists that push your creative juices. Be sure to jump on this sale while it lasts!

Pixel Film Studios

Final Cut Pro users? Your day has come! Pixel Film Studios is running a 40% storewide sale for this Black Friday. The sale runs through Monday, November 29th.


CreativeLive is running a sitewide sale right now of 85% of all classes! This is a great time to take some classes on lighting and compositing from experts in their field.

Editor’s Keys

Editor's Keys Black Friday deals are now live through Tuesday, December 1st. Discounts included 10% off all backlit keyboards and up to 50% off audio equipment.

Kessler Crane

Kessler Crane is running a sitewide sale for 10% for this Black Friday. Get your crane and other accessories are taken care of this weekend!

So what now?

Well, now it’s time to plan for your VFX haul! Head over to our Black Friday page to sign up to be reminded of the sale. After that, check out our collections so you don’t miss out on any of those elements you’ve had your eyes on. Head over to our library to get your wish list together.

Finally, keep your eyes peeled on our socials so you can stay up-to-date with announcements and updates on those sweet free surprises.
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