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Posts Tagged ‘Drexler’

Drexler TV Alert

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

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Doug Drexler will be a judge on this week’s American Gangster episode of Face Off.

Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art. Each week the artists are tasked with using their considerable talent to create original movie-worthy characters such as aliens, human-animal hybrids, horror villains, cyborgs and others.”

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Drexler: NX Engineering Room Construction

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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A new video uploaded to Vimeo by Doug Drexler shows construction work on the NX-01 Enterprise.

Drexler kept video records during the time the NX sets were constructed and in this short video, the NX engineering room is featured.

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Drexler’s Bring Enterprise To Netflix Campaign

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

For many Star Trek: Enterprise fans, the show ended way too soon, and a group of fans, led by Doug Drexler, are hoping to bring a fifth season to Netflix.

“The voyages of the NX-01, with Captain Archer, Trip, T’Pol, and the rest of the crew ended just as the show was finally beginning to get it’s legs,” said Drexler. “Nearly all of us agree that the fourth and prematurely final season of Enterprise demonstrated that this show was a late bloomer.”

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Drexler: Best Times On Trek

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Doug Drexler recently shared what he enjoyed most during his time working on Star Trek shows.

For Drexler, the thing that stands out most was the friends that he made over the years. “These people are still my friends, and I still work with many of them, too,” he said. Those friends included Mike and Denise Okuda. “I owe [Mike] much for [taking a chance on me], but the friendship that we have, it’s something you can’t put any price on.”

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Drexler: Ships Of The Line 2013

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

A change in publishers was in order for the 2013 Ships of the Line calendar, which has just been completed.

Even though a change in publishers from Pocket Books to Rizzoli meant a shorter lead time for the Ships of the Line 2013 calendar, fans should be pleased when it comes out, and they will have Doug Drexler to thank for not being stuck with a rerun calendar due to that shorter lead time.

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Drex Files Update

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Fans of Doug Drexler will be delighted to hear that he has updated his blog with plenty of goodies, including information about his work on an eagerly anticipated Trek DVD project.

Expect to spend some time at Drexler’s site today. Topics include: novel cover art, Ships of the Line, a six-foot model of the original series Enterprise, a VFX panel, designing props, Robert Lansing (Gary Seven of Assignment: Earth) and more.

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New Drex Files Episode

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

A new episode of The Drex Files has been posted, which should be of interest to Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek: Voyager fans.

The first part of the episode features the Reliant/Saratoga model, and in the second part of the episode, Drexler takes one last look at the Star Trek: Voyager sets.

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The Drex Files: Michael Westmore

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Doug Drexler shared his memories of working with Michael Westmore, who transformed the actors into the characters (human and alien) on Star Trek from The Next Generation through Enterprise.

In addition, Drexler takes fans inside Westmore’s house, in a video seen here, where fans can see Westmore’s many awards on his mantel, including nine Emmys and one Oscar.

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Drexler To Return To Trek Radio

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Last month, Doug Drexler was part of a live interview on Trek Radio and this weekend, he will do it again.

The second live interview is a direct result of the first interview, which was “so successful that we had to wrap it up less than halfway through our list of talking topics,” according to Trek Radio.

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Video Friday – Drexler And Stewart

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Two videos have been posted today which will be of interest to Star Trek fans; one by Doug Drexler and the other featuring Sir Patrick Stewart.

The nineteen-minute video posted by Drexler, which can be seen at StarTrek.com, has a lot of goodies for fans, with segments about the original series, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Enterprise.

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PADD Vs. iPad: Today’s Gadgets From Yesterday’s Dreams

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Today’s iPad is not so very different from Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Personal Access Display Device (PADD).

Science fiction often influences the development of new technology and in the case of the communicator and the PADD, fans today can see that with flip cellphones and the Apple iPad.

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Drex Files Video Addendum

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Star Trek fans are in for a treat with a new video by Doug Drexler showing fans never seen before images and interviews with familiar faces.

The first edition of “The Drex Files – A Video Addendum” features Andrew Probert and his Sphinx shuttle, starship construction sets, an encounter with BarBara Luna and animated ships from the Ships of the Line calendar.

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Drexler Updates Blog With Star Trek Artwork

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Fans of Doug Drexler look forward to his monthly blog postings and they will not be disappointed with this month’s offerings.

Items of interest to Star Trek fans include a found shuttlepod, a Ships of the Line flashback, original series set studies and the NCC-1701-D.

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Moore’s Virtuality Not Dead

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Although it appeared that Ronald D. Moore‘s Virtuality was as good as dead, FOX has changed its mind about the show and additional episodes are now planned for production.

As reported by Airlock Alpha, an entry in Doug Drexler‘s blog shared the good news with his readers. “We got the word that a show we thought was dead is now on the fast track,” said Drexler, who was the CG supervisor for the Virtuality pilot. “It’s Ron Moore’s Virtuality. It just goes to show you how this business goes. It was dead, dead, dead…now it’s alive, alive, alive…and they want it now, now, now!” (more…)