Shop Black Friday Deals for Filmmakers Now!

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Black Friday is almost upon us – but this year, you can score Black Friday filmmaker deals early! Some of the discounts also run into the month of December.

Whether you’re in the market for a new camera, computer, lens or filmmaking software program, the Black Friday 2020 sales are better than ever.

We know Black Friday is supposed to be a time for buying gifts for others, but maybe we deserve to treat ourselves this year?

Or maybe you can send this post to the Santa Claus in your life!

Apple Black Friday Deals 2020

Over at Amazon, you can score $70-$500 off select Apple computers.

  • MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage): $929 (was $999)
  • MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 1.6GHz Intel Core i5): $1199 (was $1499)
  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 2.8GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7): $1999 (was $2499)
  • 16″ MacBook Pro (16-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, 9th-Gen 8-Core Intel i9 2.3GHz): $2539 (was $2799)

Adobe Creative Cloud Black Friday Deals 2020

Through November 27, you can get 25% off all apps and annual Creative Cloud plans. This includes Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Lightroom and Audition.

  • Annual plan, paid monthly: $39.99 per month (was $52.99)
  • Annual plan, paid in advance: $479.88 per year (was $599.88)

Black Friday Camera Deals 2020

Adorama is offering pre-Black Friday discounts on Apple products as well as Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony cameras! Here are some of the most affordable options:

  • Canon EOS RP with 24-240mm lens – $1,499 (was $1,899)
  • Canon EOS 80D – $899 (was $1,099)
  • Canon EF 70-20mm F2.8L USM – $1,249 (was $1,349)
  • Canon EF 28mm F2.8 IS USM – $499 (was $549)
  • Canon EF 16-35mm F4 IS USM $999 (was $1,099)
  • Nikon Z5 Mirrorless Camera: $1,296 (was $1,396)
  • Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 S Lens: $496 (was $596)
  • Nikon Z 35mm F1.8 S Lens: $696 (was $846)
  • Panasonic G9 Mirrorless Camera: $997.99 (was $1,499)
  • Panasonic G9 Mirrorless Camera w/ 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 Aspherical Power Lens: $1,197 (was $1,699)
  • Panasonic GH5 Mirrorless Camera: $1,297 (was $1,997)
  • Sony Alpha a7 III 24MP UHD 4K Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only): $1,698 (was $1,998)
  • Sony a7R II Alpha Full Frame Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only): $1,298 (was $1,998)

We’ve also found a deal for the Insta360 Camera bundle for just $420 (it’s usually $500) over at Amazon.

DJI Black Friday Deals 2020

From November 20-30, you can score major discounts on DJI’s portable and drone cameras. They’re up to 46% off the original prices!

  • Mavic Mini – $359
  • DJI Mini Bag – $39
  • Mavic Air 2 – $799
  • DJI Pocket 2 – $349
  • DJI Mini 2 – $449
  • DJI Wireless Microphone Transmitter – $99
  • Osmo Action – $199
  • Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 – $1519
  • Osmo Pocket – $249
  • Osmo Mobile 3 – $99
  • Ronin-SC Pro Combo – $439

You can also get an extra 20% in DJI Credit when you trade in your old gear.

Black Friday Lens Deals 2020

Looking for a new lens for your camera? You can find Black Friday sales on a number of brands. Here are some of our favorites:

These are just a few options – tons of lenses are on sale for Black Friday this year!

Which filmmaker essentials are you looking forward to getting in your stocking?