DrexelBox co-founder Travis Betz has signed on with Universal Pictures and Mandeville Films to adapt the hit young-adult novel, DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY – written by Adib Khorram, 2018 Penguin Books. Along with co-writer Kevin Hamedani (Zombies of Mass Destruction, Junk), Betz is thrilled to help bring this coming-of-age story to the screen. […]

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It’s been quite a few years since Travis Betz (Lo, The Dead Inside) has come out with a new feature-length piece of macabre loveliness. His latest, Little Graves, took two years of traveling back and forth between California and Indiana in the dead of winter to complete, but he has recently finished post-production and is […]

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Travis Betz’s original story, Carol’s Carols, has been bought by AMC’s horror streaming service, SHUDDER for development as a narrative eight-episode podcast. Betz will write, direct, and produce the show about a choir of Christmas carolers who are broadcasting over a small town’s public radio airwaves on Christmas eve when things turn dark – the […]

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DrexelBox co-founder Travis Betz, and co-writer Kevin Hamedani, have landed their script, THE SAVIORS, on the prestigious Hollywood Blacklist – the best unproduced screenplays of the year. The screenplay is currently being produced by Ben Stiller’s production company, Red Hour Productions, and is in pre-production stages. In the vein of GET OUT and REAR WINDOW, […]

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DrexelBox has joined forces with Jhey and the Whee to create this super fun music video about the dangers of a lover scorned…especially if she knows king fu! The production was directed and edited by DB’s very own Ward Roberts and Travis Betz. CREDITS of awesome people: Music video starring: (In order of appearance) Jhey […]

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It’s been awhile since DrexelBox’s award winning haunted feature film musical has been available for rent. Now, just in time for Halloween, you can rent it for $2.99 or purchase it for $7.99 on Vimeo? Why are you still reading this post? Go watch the movie!

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Our special effects make-up artist, Tom Devlin, sent us this link today, and we’re still gobsmacked. It’s a Russian trailer for a school theater project. Apparently someone loves the Drexelbox movie, LO, and has translated it to the stage (very faithfully it seems) for a grade. We give them all A double pluses, because this […]

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Take a saturated trip back in time to when paper-mâché and blatant sexism ruled science fiction cinema! The latest short film by DrexelBox's own Travis Betz and Shannon Betz. LADY SPACEMAN!

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A brand new short film DrexelBox's own twisted clown, Ward Roberts! Be sure to keep the kiddies away from this one...it's Disgusting (yes, with a capital D).

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Travis Betz’s cult film, Lo, was shot very much like a stage play – which means it’s ripe for tearing from the screen and plopping it in front of a live audience. Travis has rewritten the script along with adaptation help from Michael Peil and Dan Spurgeon, to bring you Lo as you’ve never seen […]

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Travis Betz’s, THE DEAD INSIDE has been out for a few years now, so it’s always a real treat when someone discovers it, loves it, and then writes a glowing review for it. The good folks (or folk) over at The Film Philosopher are fans of smaller, weirder, under-appreciated films, and they have said some […]

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Honorary DrexelBoxer Mia Bruno was vital in getting our cult neo-western, DUST UP, out to the masses. Now she’s off on a new venture working for SEED & SPARK and writing funny, insightful articles like this one to help guide the indie filmmaker through the world of distributors. If you feel scared and alone out […]

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Aloha DrexelBoxers! We have some very tropical news for you today. Our very own cinematographer, (Dust Up, The Dead Inside) Shannon Betz has started her own Tiki Culture blog called TIKI CALIFORNIA. The tiki revolution fizzled out back in the 70’s but has been making a huge come back lately, and there’s plenty of bars, […]

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DrexelDance alumni Brad Grusnick once made a movie about the Earth committing suicide. You can also see his work as an actor in DrexelBox’s feature film, DUST UP, and many of our shorts. But did you know that Brad is also a novelist? Check it out: A homeless man murdered. A poker game where the […]

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Uncle Gary Touched Me…With An Axe! A future film by Travis Betz When the Longhorn family’s flight to the Bahamas is snowed in, they decide to use their obnoxious wealth to turn an abandon insane asylum into a tropical paradise by adding sand, UV lights, and enough rum to kill a pirate captain. Paradise seems […]

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Tom Devlin has been a part of the DB family since its very first feature film, Joshua. Since then he’s created a number of memorable monsters for us including: The Demon Lo, Bartokular, Mr. Lizard, and Zombie Max & Harper. Now he’s “wrestling” with his latest challenge! Tom has made an video for the WWE’s […]

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