A Chance to Grow Drum Corps

Each drum corps has their own style, history and rabid fan base. You can compare drum corps to professional football teams in many ways, and you could argue for?days whether each group had a good year, a bad year or if they are heading in the right or wrong direction with their program. This is a competitive activity and the public likes to see a clear winner and analyze the scores. We understand that there are fans of the activity that live and... Read More

Assembling the Rough Cut

Screengrab from a scene involving Hunter & Madison Scouts' visual staff member, Nick Monzi in Mac's Final Cut Pro X project.   We must have hundreds of hours worth of HD video and audio for “Scouts Honor”. ?Our crew shot on and off for just over a year (from July 2011 through August 2012). ?Months were spent combing through the material and now we are assembling it into a story. ?There are many hours of great material,... Read More

The FINAL Day for Voting!

We are down to the final day of ?The March To The Rough Cut? fundraiser and the battle for the bonus featurette on the DVD/Blu-ray is extremely close!? Remember, every contribution of $10.00 that you and your friends contribute between now and 11:59 p.m. (PST) tonight will earn you a vote for your favorite section of the corps (hornline, drumline, color guard, and front ensemble).? At the end of the campaign, each section with 150 or more votes will... Read More

Upping the Ante

Hi everyone! As you may know, we are currently in the midst of a fundraiser for ?Scouts Honor: Inside A Marching Brotherhood,? our feature-length documentary on the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps.??So far the response has been very positive and we want to thank everyone who has contributed so far. The fundraiser is called ?The March To The Rough Cut,? and as the name suggests, the funds raised will be used exclusively for the purposes of post-production... Read More

The March to the Rough Cut!

Hey everybody, we wanted to give you a bit of an update on the progress of the movie and announce a new campaign that we are very excited about. ?We have been working with a number of interns to sort through the audio and video that have been shot over the last two years and getting everything ready for editing. ?Our next phase in the creation of the documentary will be the assembling of a rough cut of the movie. ?This is a critical time for the... Read More