Looking Back at 2016 and the Next Phase for SCOUTS HONOR

2016 was a very big year for our documentary film “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood.” The first third of the year was spent producing all the elements for the home video release. Co-Producer John “JT” Torrijos and Assistant Picture Editor Adam Clay, put together over 80 minutes of delete d scenes and additional content for the Bluray and DVD versions of the movie, and Chelsea Terrill achieved a truly professional... Read More

Documentary Filmmaking from a Sound Perspective

Sound is rarely a driving force when it comes to documentary filmmaking, but when two of the key people on the creative team come from the world of post production sound, that often overlooked aspect gets pushed into the foreground. Co-producer and performance music recordist, John “JT” Torrijos, and “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” director/producer Mac Smith sat down with Master & Dynamic to discuss what... Read More

The Next Big Step For Scouts Honor

The Gigantic Cranium team has been working diligently for the past few months on the next big step for our indie film, “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood.” Finally, we are super excited to announce that “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” is officially on iTunes! We have had some exciting releases of our movie, with the success of our film festival showings, Gathr screenings in movie theaters across the... Read More

Why is “Clash Of The Corps” Important?

Next week is the premiere of an 8 part docuseries, called “Clash of the Corps” on the Fuse Network. It’s a reality show that follows two legendary drum corps, the Blue Devils from Concord, California, and the Cadets from Allentown, Pennsylvania. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is an executive producer on this show and his team followed these two rival corps through the 2016 Drum Corps International season. We follow the marching... Read More

FREE Shipping on DVDs and Blurays of SCOUTS HONOR

Through Labor Day weekend, order the award winning, documentary film “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” and get FREE shipping on all orders within the USA. We have limited numbers of the film on DVD and Blu-ray, so get a copy while you can. Check out what other people are saying about the film on both Rotten Tomatoes, and IMDb. Thanks for your support! The Scouts Honor team  Read More

The Home Video Launch

It’s the moment that many of you have been anticipating and we are thrilled to announce that the home video version of our award winning documentary is just around the corner! Pre-orders are now officially available through our online store and we will have discs in hand in June! Now you will be able to invite your friends, neighbors, relatives, and of course those who have not been initiated into the subculture of drum and bugle corps, to... Read More

A Few Achievements

While we’ve been posting regularly on many of our social media accounts for the past months, we realized that we have neglected the “news section” on our website. We have not fallen into a deep dark hole, and we have not forgotten about our fans and loyal supporters. There are some very positive things that have transpired in the life of our drum corps movie, so far. “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” has…. ?... Read More

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

How is Filmmaking Like Drum Corps?

Making any kind of art is time consuming and audiences often have trouble?understanding?what really goes into the process of creating something that you are truly proud of. I’ve often said that the two hardest things that I’ve ever done in my life were marching in drum corps and making a movie (which happens to be about drum corps as well.) There are so many parallels between the two activities. A filmmaker friend of mine alerted me to?this... 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

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