Boxing Day Deals for Filmmakers 2023

Posted December 25th, 2023 by Jim Read

That time of year has come… Boxing Day Sales are live and hopefully, you’ve got some pocket money burning a hole in your pocket to invest in filmmaking gear because we’ve rounded up the best Boxing Day sale steals.

Level Up and Network

Shooting People: 50% off Annual Membership

So we may be biased, but it is also going to be the cheapest one on this list – Shooting People’s Annual Membership plan is 50% off until the 29th of December.

SP is the UK’s largest thriving UK independent filmmakers network. We’ve got one goal, connect more filmmakers to get projects made. From our film funding database to our cast and crew jobs board – we’ve got everything you need to start your own project or jump on a new production.

Get Deal (save 50%): Join the SP community for just £19.95.

Camera Gear

3 Legged Thing: 50% off selected ex-demo tripods and accessories.

3 Legged Thing are a UK-based company providing high quality, affordable tripods for all situations. We particularly love their Mike tripod, it’s extremely versatile, offering everything from a max height of 1.48m, to table-top mini to monopod conversions. All coming with an ultra-smooth cine-head with a multitude of attachment points.

Get Deal: Get 50% off selected tripods and accessories.

Park Cameras: Save on used cameras and accessories.

Park Cameras offers used cameras, lenses and more for a fraction of the price, all coming with assurance that they’ve been checked to be in good working condition, with a 6 month warranty. It’s tons more reliable than eBay, all while still snagging those savings.

Get Deal: Save on selected used cameras and kit.

GoPro Hero 12: Save £60

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The GoPro Hero 12 is a fantastic tool for filmmakers looking to capture stunning footage on the go. With its high-quality 4K video capabilities and advanced stabilization features, it’s perfect for shooting dynamic scenes and action sequences. The compact design makes it easy to incorporate into your filmmaking toolkit, whether you’re shooting a documentary, a web series, or a short film. Plus, the user-friendly interface and versatile mounting options make it a breeze to use in any filming situation.

Get Deal: Get a GoPro Hero 12 for £339.99 (saves £60).

Movo iVlogger: Get 18% off iPhone Filmmaking Kit

An Iphone displayed with a Movo tripod. In the background there is a small overhead microphone and light.

Looking for an all-in setup which won’t break the bank? Shooting on your iPhone is a great way to get started with filming cinematic footage. The Movo iVlogger has all the basics, nothing more, nothing less, including a tripod, mic and light.

Get Deal: Get the Movo iVlogger for just £97.95 on Amazon

Audio Equipment

Rode Wireless Go II Single Microphone

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Quality sound recording and a lightweight, ultra compact design makes this extremely nifty microphone system ideal for filmmaking, interviewing, reporting and any other social content creation. It’s also got universal compatibility with cameras, mobile devices and computers and is very easy to get working. A real game-changer for anyone who wants top-notch sound without the fuss.

Get Deal: Get a Rode Wireless Go II Single Microphone for £199 (save £20)

Editing Software

Vegas Pro Edit: Save £358 on perpetual licenses

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Any editors out there sick of getting caught up with monthly subscription bills? Sony Vegas Edit offers a comprehensive editing package, without all the rolling subscriptions. It’s known for its user-friendly interface, making it easy for filmmakers to jump in and start editing without a steep learning curve. It also offers a wide range of features, from advanced color grading and audio editing to special effects and compositing tools. This holiday season, you can get the whole package (and some freebie add-ons) for just £199.

Get Deal: Get Vegas Pro Edit perpetual license for £199

Find Inspiration

MUBI: Get 90 Days Free

Ranging from independent short films to archival undiscovered gems, MUBI has a catalogue of excelling international cinema.

Get Deal: Get 90 Days Free Mubi Subscription

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