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

Our First “Tipped” Screenings

Going into this unique form of distribution has been somewhat like navigating on a curvy road through a snowstorm. We know that other filmmakers have paired with “On Demand” movie theater distributors in the past and had mixed results. When you decide to put your movie out this way, you are truly having to rely on the fans of your film and have to figure out how to motivate them. We’ve worked very hard to cultivate our fan base over... Read More

Special Screening in Edmonton, Canada

Members of “Vintage” during the 2014 YEG Pride Parade While many people associate drum and bugle corps with the United States, there are a tremendous number of marching arts organizations in other countries around the world. During a critical time in our fundraising efforts to cover the music licensing costs in our documentary film, we were contacted by two groups in Edmonton, Canada that were interested in having a special screening.... Read More

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

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