2022 Black Friday Deals for Filmmakers (Part 1)

It’s that time again! Black Friday and all the usual holiday deals are out there and if you were waiting to pick up some new gear this is a great time. Supply chain issues have lightened up a bit this year so even some newer equipment is on the table.

This was a busy year with announcements and things getting even more back to normal. So, now’s the time to start building up your kit again and picking up those extra parts and upgrades for some of the new stuff you may have already picked up. Let’s get to it!

Black Friday 2022

Best Camera Deals (So Far)

  • $800 OFF — Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Camera — Now $1,797 (B&H)
  • $500 OFF — Panasonic Lumix S1H Mirrorless Camera — Now $3,498 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $500 OFF — Sony a7R IV Mirrorless Camera — Now $2,998 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $500 OFF — Panasonic Lumix S5 Mirrorless Camera — Now $1,498 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $800 OFF — FUJIFILM GFX 50S II Medium Format Camera — Now $3,199 (B&H, Amazon)


Currently running up through Black Friday, November 25, Adobe is discounting it’s All Apps Creative Cloud plan by 25%.

Considering it is practically a must own for filmmakers, bringing the price down to $39.99/month against the normal $54.99/month (or $478.88/year versus $659.88/year), should be appreciated.

  • 25% OFF — Adobe Creative Cloud (All Apps) — Now $40/Month (Adobe)


Got a lot of Apple products, from the newer M-series computers to iPads and the everyday AirPods.

Outside the Mac world you will find other Apple deals, including on the iPad and AirPods.


  • $300 OFF — Atomos Ninja V with CONNECT & Accessory Kit — Now $899 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $300 OFF — Atomos Ninja V+ Switch and Stream Kit — Now $899 (B&H)
  • $300 OFF — Atomos SHOGUN CONNECT 7” Monitor/Recorder — Now $999 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $200 OFF — Atomos Shinobi 7” Monitor — Now $499 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $50 OFF — Atomos AtomX CAST — Now $199 (B&H, Amazon)


Canon has stuff for everyone this year from the R5 and premium glass to the APS-C R series cameras.

Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera

Image Credit: Canon

Image Credit: Canon

  • And more…


Many shooters have a soft spot in their heart for Fujifilm cameras and their video specs are actually very competitive. It may not include the killer X-H2 series, but there’s some solid stuff. Check out what’s on sale this year.


GoPro HERO11 Black Action Cam

Image Credit: GoPro

Get your action cam fix on with a savings on GoPro cameras, including the newest HERO10 Black.


Get better control when you edit with some of these editing tools.


Ah, the perennial challenger to Canon. Though not quite as dominant in video, every new Z Series camera seems to make some improvement.

There are some quite compelling vlogger options on the list this year. We are going to focus on Z Series equipment here.

Image Credit: Nikon


Image Credit: Panasonic

Panasonic is a staple of video production and many indie shooters love the compact system options. Plenty makes the discount list this year.


Rode Wireless GO II System

Image Credit: Rode

Start a podcast or just get some better on-location audio with some RODE systems.

  • $67 OFF — RODE Wireless GO II Wireless System — Now $232 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $9 OFF — RODE PodMic Dynamic Podcasting Microphone — Now $89 (B&H, Amazon)
  • $170 OFF — RODE RODECaster Pro — Now $429 (B&H)
  • $100 OFF — RODE NTG5 Shotgun Microphone with Boompole Kit — Now $549 (B&H)
  • $50 OFF — RODE X XCM-50 Podcasting Kit — Now $399 (B&H)
  • $50 OFF — RODE X XDM-100 Podcasting Kit — Now $498 (B&H)


Some of the best on-camera and reference monitors are from SmallHD and now is your chance to save.


Image Credit: Sony

One of the brands that always gets on the holiday sales train is Sony, and this year they have a decent set of cameras with discounts along with a ton of lenses.

  • And more…


Known for making some of the best lenses around, you can have some of you own for a deal.


There are tons of other bits and pieces you’ll need in your kit. This includes rigs, batteries, storage, and plenty more. Check them out here.

Plenty more deals are on the way. Stay tuned for even more savings.

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