The Question You’ve All Been Asking

When can I get the DVD?!? (or one of the variations) When can I get the Bluray?!? When can I watch it digitally?!? When do I get my contributor copy?!?!?! Making a movie is more than a full time job and then once it’s finished you have to switch into promotion/marketing and various other modes to get people excited about the film or let them know that it exists. This time last year we were focused on film festival submissions. Then we moved... Read More

Drum Corps and its Impact on Young Adults

Beyond the notes and dots that make up the entertainment purpose of drum corps, the impact that this niche activity has on the lives of young people/students/performers is pretty hard to comprehend unless you have either done it yourself or have seen first hand its effects on someone close to you. Many people can relate to the general idea that extracurricular activities, such as art or sports, can mold people from a young age into a much more well... Read More

Home Video Prep and More Screenings

While the 2015 drum corps season is in high gear, we’ve been getting material ready for the home video versions of our documentary film “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood.” We captured hundreds of hours of video and audio during our various production phases and much of it didn’t end up in the finished product. There were also a lot of scenes that were put together that were ultimately removed from the final film.... Read More

Growing Drum Corps, One Screening at a Time

We’ve had tremendous responses from people who have seen our documentary film, Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood. At the time of this post, we’ve had over 2,300 people reserve tickets to see our film in a movie theater and we’ve had 18 “Theatrical On Demand” screenings across the USA. These screenings have been with our partner, Gathr Films. They make the process simple by allowing anyone to request a local screening, free of charge,... Read More

An Exciting Week of Crowd Driven Screenings

Madison Scouts alumni at the Mason, OH screening on March 30, 2015 Audience members in Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin attended screenings of our drum corps movie this past week thanks to our “Theatrical On Demand” partner Gathr Films. There were large turnouts at all the locations and for the first time we had two screenings happening on the same night in two different locations! Our film not only inspires people by showing them a unique... Read More

Special Fundraiser Screening for the Blue Devils “C” Corps

The Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps and the directors of the feature length documentary “Scouts Honor: Inside A Marching Brotherhood” are pleased to announce a special screening of the film in Concord, California. On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, the movie will be shown at the Brenden Theatres located at 1985 Willow Pass Road in Concord. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the film will start at 7:00 p.m. Also appearing for a Q&A session after... Read More

What People Are Saying About Scouts Honor

After 3 film festival appearances and 10 crowd driven screenings through our theatrical distribution partner, Gathr Films, we’ve received a number of nice comments from audience members. Many of these comments were posted on social media and we thought we should share some of them with you.   (Above comment posted to a message board on “Drum Corps Planet.”) (Above comment posted on Tumblr) There are also a few reviews of... Read More

Running a Screening Campaign

Some of the audience members at the Dublin, California screening of “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood.” There’s been a tremendous response to our “Theatrical On Demand” release with all of the screening requests that have popped up all over the United States. It’s exciting to see that so many people are interested in seeing our film in a movie theater. While we’ve had a good number of successful... Read More

Amplifying our Message

Our movie is complete and it’s starting to get noticed by fans of the marching arts around the USA. We’re coming up on the four year anniversary of when we conceived the initial idea for the film. It seems like such a long time ago because we’ve been through so much from the idea stage, to the test shoot phase, raising our initial funds, shooting, editing, wrangling the music licenses, more editing, to a finished film. In a lot of... Read More

Official Selection of the Wisconsin Film Festival

Yesterday we received the news that our documentary feature has been selected to screen at the Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison. This will be our fourth film festival appearance for our film which focuses on the drum and bugle corps activity and features the Madison Scouts. We also learned that “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” is in the running for the “Golden Badger Award” which is reserved for films with ties... Read More

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