Request Your Own Screening of “Scouts Honor”

We’re happy to announce that our “Theatrical On Demand” distribution for “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” has been launched! You’ve heard us talk about the live drum corps recordings that we captured in 5.1 surround sound, and now you can experience our drum corps movie the way that it was meant to be seen & heard on the BIG screen! We’ve partnered with Gathr Films to allow YOU to bring our... Read More

Audience Award at the Twin Cities Film Fest

While we are still in the early stages of the release for our drum corps movie, we’ve had some pretty exciting experiences so far. At the end of October, Producer/Director Mac Smith traveled to St. Louis Park, Minnesota for the Twin Cities Film Fest. This was the third film festival for “Scouts Honor” and all the staff members and volunteers made us feel incredibly welcome. TCFF Managing Director, Bill Cooper and Mac Smith TCFF... Read More

Minnesota & Nebraska Screenings of Our Film

This coming weekend is a great opportunity to check out our drum corps movie if you are in the Midwest.  First, on Saturday October 25th at 3pm , Mac will be in St. Louis Park, Minnesota to screen “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” at the Twin Cities Film Festival.  We know that there a ton of drum and bugle corps fans and alumni in the Twin Cities area andwe look forward to seeing you at the screening!  Mac will do a Q&A... Read More

Trailer Premiere at DCE Championships

When the words “drum corps” are read or heard, many people think of DCI (Drum Corps International), which holds nearly all of it’s events within the United States, but drum corps is not unique to America. There are drum corps and variations of the drum corps concept in Indonesia, Japan, Canada, and South Africa (just to name a few). At the end of last month the DCE (Drum Corps Europe) organization had it’s European championships... Read More

Local Madison News & the Twin Cities Film Festival

WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports Twin Cities Film Festival, Managing Director, Bill Cooper spoke with Caroline Bach on WKOW about our documentary feature, “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood”. Our film is having it’s Minnesota premiere at the Twin Cities Film Festival on Saturday, October 25th at 3pm and tickets are now on sale for our screening. Don’t wait because they are selling fast! If you... Read More

Best Documentary Award at AIFS

Last Friday our drum corps movie screened at the Austin Indie Flix Showcase in Austin, Texas. Co-producer Garrick Gonzalez was there to represent the film and there were a number of Madison Scouts fans present. We received enthusiastic comments from many of the people who saw the film at the AIFS. There were also some filmmakers in attendance who were unfamiliar with the drum and bugle corps activity at the screening who made a point to tell Garrick... Read More

YAMAHA – The Official Presenter of Scouts Honor

Today we are thrilled to share some exciting news with you, the supporters of our documentary film.  The YAMAHA Corporation has proudly agreed to be the Official Presenter of Scouts Honor: Inside A Marching Brotherhood.  YAMAHA has been a behind-the-scenes supporter of the project for years and we feel that our movie will be a great way to spotlight the company’s significant contribution to the drum and bugle corps activity and music programs... Read More

Twin Cities Film Festival

We never imagined that our documentary film would be screening in a film festival that would be showcasing films by the likes of Jason Reitman and Courtney Cox, but that’s exactly what’s about to happen. Our third film festival, and certainly the biggest to date is the Twin Cities Film Festival which is happening in October. We’re thrilled to be part of this 10 day film festival which takes place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 40 feature... Read More

Shifting to Plan C

We have made tremendous strides since July on the music licensing portion of our filmmaking process. Our music supervisor has been in the trenches negotiating deals to keep our costs low on the sync rights for our drum corps movie. Most of the agreements were secured when we received the news that we weren’t going to get the rights to one of the songs…probably the biggest song in the movie. We knew that this song (performed by the Madison... Read More

Thank you for funding “The Way We Were”!

We would like to thank all the generous contributors to the crowdfunding campaign for the song “The Way We Were”. This was the first song of the “Battle of the Decades” challenge which represents the Madison Scouts from the 1970s. The following contributors have made it possible for this particular song to be in our drum corps movie: • Cielle Clemenceau • Zachary Foster • Kristin Mathews • Michael Garvin • Dennis... Read More

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