The next phase of the project involved embedding ourselves with the Madison Scouts for the 2012 summer tour, beginning with spring training in May and culminating at the Drum Corp International Championships in August. The goal for the film is to offer long-time drum and bugle corps fans and new-comers alike a rare look into this brotherhood and subculture through a mixture of performance and rehearsal footage; interviews with staff and members, both current and former; and archival material. We plan on telling compelling and inspiring stories of self-sacrifice, overcoming the odds, and the rigors of life on the road, while also showing the high level of maturity required by these young men to be able to perform at the very top of their activity and how their experiences ultimately shape their lives.

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