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

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

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 the... 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

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 was... Read More

Minnesota & Nebraska Screenings of Our Film

This coming weekend is a great opportunity to check out our drum corps movie if you are in the Midwest.??First, on Saturday October 25th?at 3pm?, Mac will be in St. Louis Park, Minnesota to screen ?Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood? at the Twin Cities Film Festival.??We know that there a ton of drum and bugle corps fans and alumni in the Twin Cities area andwe look forward to seeing you at the screening!??Mac will do a Q&A after the... Read More

YAMAHA ? The Official Presenter of Scouts Honor

Today we are thrilled to share some exciting news with you, the supporters of our documentary film.??The YAMAHA Corporation has proudly agreed to be the Official Presenter of?Scouts Honor: Inside A Marching Brotherhood.??YAMAHA has been a behind-the-scenes supporter of the project for years and we feel that our movie will be a great way to spotlight the company?s significant contribution to the drum and bugle corps activity and music programs of... Read More

“Best Documentary” at the FLY Film Festival!

The first film festival screenings of the movie, a new IndieGoGo campaign, and Mr. Smith goes to Indianapolis! Two and a half years ago we started fundraising for the “Scouts Honor: Inside a Marching Brotherhood” project via a campaign on the IndieGoGo website. It was extremely successful and served as the launching off point for the production of the film. The movie has now been shot, edited, and is currently making the film festival... Read More

FLY Film Festival

We are excited to announce that our drum corps movie will be screening on Friday, August 1st at the FLY Film Festival in Downtown Enid, Oklahoma! Not only are we thrilled to screen the film in front of a new audience, but it’s also a chance for us to meet other filmmakers who have been spending months and years getting their projects to this point just like we have. This is a terrific opportunity to expose more people to not only the Madison... Read More

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