Exoids follows the octane-fueled adventures of the nomadic desert slug Gus Nitrous on his search for precious water. The story takes a dangerous turn as Gus ventures into the Exoids-occupied city of Los Angeles, culminating in a high-speed desert car chase that ends with an epic showdown.
Exoids was created at Gnomon Studios, the original content creation wing at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects. Gnomon Studios prepares advanced Gnomon students for their professional careers by giving them the opportunity to work on projects in a studio environment under the guidance of actual production professionals. Through projects like Exoids, Gnomon students are able to take on various roles of a production team in a studio environment, thus coming away with an advanced form of training and experience to leverage when pursuing opportunities in the entertainment art and visual effects industries.
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Writer and Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas
Producers: Alex Alvarez, Darrin Krumweide and Aristomenis Tsirbas
Gus Nitrous Voice: Robert Nelms
VFX Supervisor: Aristomenis Tsirbas
CG Supervisor: Vito Birardi
VFX Coordinator: Ashley Woodworth
Concept Design: Neville Page, Jia Le Zhang, Charles Boston, Nathan Healy, Ousmane Dop, Kelton Cram, Ismael Salcedo, Travis Bourbeau
Sound Design: Santiago Gonzalez Cortes
Main Title Design: Eric Carl
Organic Model and Texture Team: Neville Page, Mark DeDecker, Padhia Avocado, Nuttavut Baiphowongse, Tony Tang
Model and Texture: Hunt Dougherty, Diego Gonzalez, Ethan Ayer, Iordanis Kioumourtzoglou, Joy Lea, Hartwell Durfor, Richard Daniels, Marco Amador, Martin Smith
Animators: Javier Zumaeta, Adam Nixon, Tom Heyerman, Heejin Kim
Riggers: Ken Chiang, Diego Gonzalez, Adam Nixon, Pedro Bellini, Harvinder Grewal
Visual Effects: Daniele Volpe, Adedunmola Olanrewaju, Shahin Badiei, Tom Heyerman, George Liu
Matte Painting: Sonja Christoph, Charles Boston
Compositing: Shahin Badiei, Aristomenis Tsirbas