Amazon Prime Day List for Actors

Amazon’s Prime Day is here again. Here’s how actors can save!

I’ve been an affiliate for Amazon for a while and have seen some excellent deals really help actors over the years from self tape gear, to cameras, to audiobooks, to videos and more. So I’ve decided to put them all on one list to make it easy for you to upgrade your acting career at a discount.

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First things first – you need to be a Prime member. If you’re not, you can easily sign up here. You will get your first 30 days FREE! It’s been a HUUUUUGE advantage for me since the very beginning.

Here’s the Amazon Prime Day list for actors:

Early Prime Day Deals:

Early Prime Day Deals start June 21st and you could grab some significant savings – like 30% off a Shure microphones perfect for podcasting and 27% off wireless Bose headphones with Alexa built in!

Prime Day – Self Tape Gear:

To this day the most popular blog post on ActorCEO.com is our list of the 7 lights for self tapes. I’ll list some of those below but also highlight gear from our audio list as well as our ring light list

Self Tape Lights: 

Neewer LED Lght 2 Pack 17% Off – A rare deal on the BEST LED self tape lights out there!

Studio Light Kit + Background 29% Off – Get the lights and the background all in one! If you don’t like the background you can simply switch it easily because you will already have the frame.

2 Soft Box Lights with Case 23% Off – Two lights are better than one! Seriously…they are. Here’s a deal that will get your self tape looking sharp while saving some dough.

Ring Lights: 

13″ Color and Dimmable LED Ring Light with Phone Holder and Stand 51% Off – A smokin’ deal on a LED ring light that you can just plug in and audition!

19″ Dimmable LED Ring Light with LCD Display 15% Off – More light for less price!

Self Tape Mics:

Professional Grade Lavalier Lapel Microphone ­ Omnidirectional Mic with Easy Clip On System 21% Off – A lav mic for any self tape situation under $40!

Rode VideoMic PRO Lightweight On-Camera Shotgun Microphone 49% off – One of the BEST on-camera mics you can buy! Half price.

Camera Gear: 

JOBY Mobile Phone Tripod 34% Off – Perfect for mounting your phone on ANYTHING when doing a self tape away from home.

Panasonic GH5 $305 Off – This is one of the TOP cameras you could own for film quality self tapes! If you’re ready to upgrade your auditions then you need to see this deal.

Lightweight and Compact Camera Tripod 36% Off – Built to handle even your pro DSLR camera, this aluminum tripod is light weight, compact and it will extend up to 64 inches. A trusty piece for home and travel self tape auditions.

Adjustable Laptop Stand with Phone Mount 15% Off – Now you can do those Zoom callbacks with a proper stand for your laptop rather than balancing it on books and tissue boxes. 😂 Plus the phone mount lets you set up your reader as well!

Self Tape Backgrounds:

Self Tape Backdrop 17% Off – 5x7 backdrop that makes your self tapes pop and puts you in focus!

Cables and Cords: 

Deals on Amazon Basics USB HDMI and charging cables.

8 outlet surge protector plus multiple usb charger 

Laptop Gear: 

Awesome Laptop Stand

Prime Day – Voice Over Gear:

Voice over is now more popular than ever! You can see our list of The Top 5 Voice Over Mics Under $300 here. Below is a selection from that list and a couple of other items you could use in your studio set up.


1)The RODE NT1 professional microphone

2) Apogee MiC Plus

3) The Blue Yeti mic. It’s the mic I use!

Additional items for your studio.

1) Boom Microphone Stand

2) Peak Music Stand – It’s Foldable!

3)18” LED Ring Light with stand

4) Acoustic Foam

5) Sony Headphones

6) Microphone Shock Mount

Take a look at my entire studio set up here!

Prime Day – Tech Actors Need:

Amazon Prime Day may be the best time to upgrade the other tech gear in your life that makes running your acting business much easier. Here are some deals on items actors use all the time.

  1. PC’s, Laptops and computers.
  2. Camera upgrades and video equipment.
  3. The all new Kindle!
  4. Amazon Fire Stick TV!

Prime Day – Travel Deals for Actors:

Prime Day – Audiobooks Actors Must Hear:

Prime Day – Videos Actors Should Watch:

      1. Shurtleff on Acting – Here author of Audition Michael Shurtleff give insight and instruction.
      2. Character – raw and candid dialogue about the life and craft of acting between longtime colleagues and friends Dabney Coleman, Peter Falk, Charles Grodin, Mark Rydell, Harry Dean Stanton and Sydney Pollack. 
      3. Playing Shakespeare – What does it take to bring Shakespeare’s characters to life? How do today’s actors make his plays accessible and keep them fresh? Sit in on 9 acting workshops led by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
      4. Looking for Richard – Al Pacino has a documentary film crew follow him as he works on a production of Shakespeare’s Richard III; conducting interviews with fellow actors and participating in dramatic scenes.
      5. Playing the Part – With unprecedented access to private albums and behind the scenes footage, Ian McKellen gives us his thoughts on coming out and being a leader for equality, his love of theatre, and his legendary roles as Gandalf, Magneto and Mr. Holmes.

Prime Day – Industry Gifts to Build Relationships:

It is said that manners are the lubricant to a civil society. Well, gifts are certainly a social lubricant in our industry of networking and relationship building. If you’ve got an agent, producer or casting office on your list to send a thank you, these gifts would be a great addition.

        1. Boxed cookie gift sets
        2. Scented Candles Gift Set

        3. Chia Tea Gift Set
        4. 100 Thank You Cards Bulk

        5.  Amazon Gift Cards

Top Recommended Resources from the Podcast:

Honorable Mentions:

Things I’ve used that may not relate directly to acting, but have made balancing my life as a creator, dad, city dweller and business owner much easier.

  1. Amazon Pantry – Food and goods delivered on the regular. Now that’s easy.
  2. Amazon Prime Discounted for EBT members
  3. Amazon Music – Now featuring The Actor CEO Podcast!