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A Crash Course in Digital Filmmaking

A Crash Course in Digital Filmmaking
If you watch “Sleeping Nights Awake,” a 2007 film about influential rock band Sonic Youth, you’ll find all the key elements of a music documentary: live concert material, interviews with band members, and candid backstage footage delivering a close-up look at the band and its music.

Yet unlike many documentaries, “Sleeping Nights Awake” wasn’t shot by a professional crew or with a large budget. Rather, the film is the work of seven teenagers under the direction of the Nevada-based nonprofit Project Moonshine.


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