December 2, 2019

The Best Cyber Monday Deals for Filmmakers

Not into waiting in line? Then take advantage of all the Cyber Monday deals on your favorite filmmaking gear.

Black Friday may be over, but that doesn't mean the savings are. Cyber Monday is in full swing, so find out how you can save money on some of the most popular film gear brands out there.

Cameras & Lenses

Canon

  • EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Body: $2499 (was $3099)
  • EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Body: $1199 (was $1599)
  • EOS R Mirrorless Full Frame Digital Camera Body: $1799 (was $2299)
  • EOS 80D DSLR Body: $849 (was $1099)
  • EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Auto Focus Lens: $699 (was $899)
  • EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Zoom Lens: $1799 (was $2199)
  • EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Zoom Lens: $399 (was $649)
  • EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens: $1269 (was $1449)

Sony

  • Alpha A6000 Mirrorless Camera Body: $398 (was $548)
  • a7R II Alpha Full Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera Body: $1398 (was $1798)
  • Alpha a7 III 24MP UHD 4K Mirrorless Digital Camera Body: $1798 (was $1998)
  • a7R III Mirrorless Digital Camera Body: $2498 (was $2798)

Nikon

Get some great deals on Nikon cameras and lenses during their Cyber Monday sales event.

  • D750 DSLR Body: $996.95 (was $1696.95)
  • Z7 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body: $2696.95 (was $3396.95)
  • D850 DSLR Camera Body: $2796.95 (was $3296.95)
  • AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR: $1199.95 (was $1399.95)
  • AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 ED VR: $2099.95 (was $2299.95)
  • AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8 FL ED VR: $2149.95 (was $2799.95)

Panasonic

  • Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless Camera Body: $1298 (was $1998)
  • Lumix G9 Mirrorless Camera Body: $998 (was $1498)
  • Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless Camera w/ Leica Lens: $1898 (was $2598)
  • Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless Body With Accessory Bundle: $1298 (was $1998)

GoPro

Go Pro is running a special on a HERO8 Black Bundle that will not only save you $100, but will include $150's worth of accessories, including a Shorty Grip, Head Strap, a 32GB SD card, and a spare battery, for free.

  • HERO8 Black Bundle: $350 (was $450)

Irix

This Cyber Monday sale from Irix will save you up to 34% on lenses from now until December 4th.

  • IRIX CINE 150MM T3.0 MACRO 1:1: $850 (was $1195)
  • IRIX CINE 11MM T4.3: $850 (was 1195)

Sigma

Save up to $250 on Sigma Art Primes from now until December 5.

  • 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens: $649 (was $899)
  • 50mm f/1.4 DH HSM ART Lens: $829 (was $949)
  • 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens: $1079 (was $1199)
  • MC-11 Mount Converter: $149 (was $249)

Lighting

Aputure

  • AL-MW Bright and Rugged Waterproof Mini LED: $169 (was $209)
  • LS C120d LED Daylight Light Kit: $479 (was $645)
  • LS C120d II Daylight LED Light Kit: $645 (was $745)
  • LS-mini20d Daylight LED Light: $239 (was $260)
  • Amaran Tri-8 3 Point Light Kit: $1188 (was $1398)

Quasar Science

  • Q50-X Q-LED-X Crossfade Linear LED Lamp: $138 (was $275)
  • Q100-X Q-LED-X 8' Crossfade Linear LED Lamp: $238 (was $475)
  • Q15-X Q-LED-X 1' Crossfade Linear LED Lamp: $63 (was $100)

Lume Cube

  • Lume Cube AIR with Diffusion Bulbs & Lanyard: $40 (was $70)
  • Lume Cube 2.0 Daylight LED Light Dual Pack: $140 (was $175)
  • Lume Cube AIR LED Light, White & Warm Diffusers, and Suction Cup Mount: $40 (was $80)
  • Lume Cube 2.0 Professional Lighting Kit: $225 (was $299)

Monitoring

 

SmallHD

You can save up to $1000 on some of the best gear from SmallHD from now until December 2.

No Film School readers get free domestic shipping within the US. Just use coupon code NFS at checkout for free shipping on all orders.

  • 502 5" Field Monitor Deluxe Bundle: $799 (was $1447.92)
  • 503 5" UltraBright LCD Monitor Bundle: $1699 (was $2382.94)
  • 703 BOLT Monitor/Receiver Director's Bundle: $3499 (was $4382.95)
  • 702 7.7" OLED Monitor Deluxe Bundle: $1199 (was $2033.94)
  • 703 7" UltraBright LCD Monitor Deluxe Bundle: $2499 (was $3436.91)
  • 702 "7" Touch Monitor Deluxe Bundle: $1199 (was $1618.94)
  • 1303 HDR 13" LED Production Monitor FOCUS SDI Bundle: $3199 (was $4359.94)
  • 1703 P3X 17" Reference Grade Monitor FOCUS SDI Bundle: $3399 (was $4539.94)

Teradek

Save some big money on some of Teradek's best sellers, from the Bolt 4K 750 to the random accessories you can never have enough of (because you're always losing them). Here's a list of the deals that are currently live.

  • Bolt 500 XT TX/RX Set: $1750 (was $2490)
  • CTRL.3 Wireless Lens Control Deluxe Kit w/ FREE SmallHD Cine7 500 RX: $7999 (was $11,748)
  • Bolt 4K 750 12G-SDI/HDMI Transmitter/Receiver Set: $3990 (was $5490)
  • Bolt 4K 750 12G-SDI/HDMI Transmitter/Receiver Deluxe Kit: $4790 (was $6290)
  • Bolt Necessities Kit Long-Range: $399 (was $550)
  • Bolt Necessities Kit Mid-Range: $349 (was $500)
  • Bolt 500 DSMC2 & Bolt 500 XT RX: $2544 (was $3180)
  • Bolt 1000 DSMC2 & Bolt 1000 XT RX: $4464 (was $5580)

Stabilizers & Support

DJI

The sale over at DJI will save you up to 40% storewide. The event lasts until December 5.

  • Osmo Pocket Handheld Gimbal: $309 (was $399)
  • Osmo Action Cam: $279 (was $379)
  • Mavic 2 Pro Drone: $1379 (was $1729)
  • Mavic 2 Pro (DJI Smart Controller): $1779 (was $2199)
  • Ronin-S Handheld Gimbal Standard Kit: $629 (was $749)
  • Ronin-S Handheld Gimbal Essentials Kit: $479 (was $559)

Kessler Crane

Looking for some sweet gear from Kessler Crane? Well, from now until December 1st, the company's "Tiered Turkey Sale" can save you some big money on everything in their store. The more you buy, the more you save!

  • 15% off at $100
  • 20% off at $500
  • 25% off at $1500

Data Storage

GNARBOX

  • 2.0 SSD 1TB Rugged Backup Device: $799 (was $899)
  • 2.0 SSD 1TB Rugged Backup Device W/ Accessory Bundle: $960 (was $1060)

Software

Adobe

If you haven't subscribed to Adobe Creative Cloud, now might be the best time to jump on that train. They're running a Cyber Monday special that saves you 40% on the one-year "All Apps" Creative Cloud subscription, which includes everything from Premiere Pro to After Effects to Photoshop. Save now until December 5th.

  • Annual Adobe CC plan, paid monthly: $29.99 (was $52.99)
  • Annual Adobe CC plan, prepaid: $359.88 (was $599.88)

ActionVFX

Need to stock up on VFX assets? ActionVFX has you covered. From now until December 6, you can save up to 55% on the company's entire library.

  • The Blood Bundle: $303.75 (was $675)
  • The Fire Bundle: $796.50 (was $1770)
  • The Explosion Bundle: $314.10 (was $698)
  • The Smoke Bundle: $348 (was $775)
  • The Debris Bundle: $261 (was $580)
  • Blood Hits: $67.50 (was $150)
  • Bleeding Fabric: $44.55 (was $99)
  • Big Gas Fires: $51.75 (was $115)
  • Atmospheric Smoke Vol. 2: $67.50 (was $150)
  • Window Fire: $112.50 (was $250)
  • Explosion Vol. 2: $44.55 (was $99)
  • The ActionVFX Drive: $4088 (was $9085)

FXhome

This Cyber Monday, save up to 40% on software from FXhome, including HitFilm Pro 13, Imerge Pro 4, Ignite Pro 4, and Action Pro 1.

  • Pro Suite: $448 (was $747)
  • Pro Video Bundle: $356 (was $548)
  • Pro Creator Bundle: $356 (was $548)
  • Action Pro 1: $59 (was $99)
  • Filmstro: $149 (was $249)
  • PhotoKey 8 Pro: $179 (was $299)
  • HitFilm Pro 14: $244 (was $349)
  • Ignite Pro 4: $139 (was $199)
  • Imerge Pro 5: $139 (was $199)
  • Action Pro 1: $69 (was $99)
  • Filmstro: $174 (was $249)
  • PhotoKey 8 Pro: $209 (was $299)

Accusonus

Accusonus has some of the biggest discounts on post-processing audio tools you'll see this year, some reaching over 70% off. And if you're more into beat making, they've got tools for that, too. Their Cyber Monday sales event is live right now!

  • ERA4 Standard Bundle: $99 (was $354)
  • ERA4 Pro Bundle: $299 (was $952)
  • rhythmiq: $99 (was 149)
  • Regroover Pro: $119 (was $219)
  • drumatom 2: $79 (was $299)
  • Beat Making Bundle 2: $199 (was $750)
  • Drum Mixing Bundle: $149 (was $398)
  • All Bundle: $499 (was $2001)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkYCPGH-174

Kyno

If you're looking for some deals on media management software, both Standard and Premium editions of Kyno will be on sale for 30% and 40% respectively from November 29th for a limited time.

(The prices below are an estimate and may not reflect the official sale price.)

  • Kyno Standard Edition and all updates and upgrades: $111 (was $159)
  • Kyno Standard Edition Updates and Upgrades: $55 (was $79)
  • Kyno Premium Edition: $209 (was $349)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79mekEeCiS4

Divergent Media

Now through December 6th, Divergent Media is running a Black Friday Sale that gets you 40% off all products and upgrades, which includes their powerful transcoder EditReady 2 and custom scopes toolset ScopeBox 4. Just use the coupon code zeroIREfriday and save.

  • EditReady 2: $29.99 (was $49.99)
  • ScopeBox 4: $89.40 (was $149)
  • ScopeBox 4 Pro: $179.40 (was $299)

VEGAS Creative Software

From now until December 1st, you can get select post-production software from VEGAS for over 50% off. This includes VEGAS Pro 17Movie Studio 16, and VEGAS Post, both perpetual licenses and year-long subscriptions.

  • VEGAS Pro 17 Edit: $199 (was $498)
  • VEGAS Pro 17: $299 (was $698)
  • VEGAS Pro 365: $140.04/yr. (was $199.99/yr.)
  • VEGAS Pro 17 Suite: $399 (was $898)
  • VEGAS Movie Studio 16 Platinum: $59.99 (was $79.99)
  • VEGAS Movie Studio 16 Suite: $99.99 (was $139.99)
  • VEGAS Post 365: $251.93/yr. (was $419.88/yr.)

Final Draft

A good piece of software can do wonders when writing a script, and now you can save over 30% on one of the most popular ones out there, Final Draft 11.

  • Final Draft 11: $159.99 (was $249.99)
  • Final Draft 11 Upgrade: $59.99 (was $99.99)
  • Final Draft 11 for Students and Teachers: $79.99 (was $129.99)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVxtA-2x4K4

Mobile Filmmaking Gear

Moment

With up to 40% off of everything from bags to cases to gimbals to lenses from over 30 different brands including DJI, Freefly, and more, the Moment 72 Hour Sale is pretty much a one-stop shopping destination that you shouldn't miss this Black Friday season. The event has officially kicked off and will run through the 4th.

Moondog Labs

If you're in need of some great smartphone lenses, counterweights, or other great filmmaking accessories, head on over to Moondog Labs to get yourself 10% off on all orders that are $200 or more.

Beastgrip

Need some new filmmaking gear for your smartphone? Beastgrip is offering big savings on some of the best mobile filmmaking gear on the market, like the Beastgrip Pro and DOF Adapter MK2. 

  • Beastgrip Pro: $122 (was $140)
  • Beastcage: $105 (was $140)
  • Beastclamp: $48 (was $60)
  • Beastclamp Rig: $96 (was $120)
  • Beastgrip DOF Adapter MK2: $216 (was $270)

LumaTouch

Fans of mobile video editing might be happy to learn that LumaTouch is running a Black Friday/Cyber Monday special on LumaFusion, one of the best pieces of editing software in its class. The sale is on now until December 3rd.

  • LumaFusion: $19.99 (was $29.99)

Miscellaneous Goodies 

Magnanimous Rentals

If buying isn't in the cards right now, renting may very well be. And if you're needing to book something in the next few days, you're in luck. Chicago-based rental house, Magnimonious Rentals, is running a Flash Discount Sale that will save you 50 percent on select items (the ones with a little lighting bolt next to the price). The sale is going on now. Here are a few items from the list:

That's it for now! We'll be adding to the list as more deals come in, so be sure to check back regularly.     

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