What is Drex Files in Exile? Well, once upon a time there was a wonderful website called Drex Files, where Star Trek visual effects wizard, art department pro, make-up artist, all round mega-fan, and friend of trekkies everywhere, Doug Drexler, treated the world to regular looks behind the scenes at years of his work on Star Trek, from TV production and beyond. Alas the Drex Files are no more, but Doug carries on the good work on his Facebook profile instead. Missing the blog format of Drex Files, I reached out to Doug, and am delighted that has endorsed a cunning plan to open the files once more. So here on The Trek Collective you'll find regular posts from the Drex Files, in Exile. I'll be bringing back some of the old Drex Files articles, and re-presenting what Doug has posted on Facebook. You'll be able to find Drex Files posts on The Trek Collective under a dedicated tag, and via this index page, which you'll find a linked in the bar at the top of the site.
Enterprise starship designs
- NX-01, Enterprise class - Orthographic views of the Enterprise NX-01.
- Vulcan Speedboat - An unused Vulcan design from the episode Carbon Creek.
- Vulcan D'Vahl type fighter - The rescue ship from Carbon Creek.
At work on TV productions
- Art Department Fleet Yard - Behind the scenes photos showing the art department working on starship miniatures.
- New York World's Fair in the Trekverse - A look at the influence of the New York World's Fair in Star Trek productions.
- NX Engineering Department - A behind the scenes video and set photos from the engineering room of the Enterprise NX-01.