We are Visual FX

AIE visual FX graduates learn how to create photorealistic animation and vsiual effects for film and TV.

Award-winning student work

AIE's visual effects students have won many awards for their work, including the Tropfest Short Film Competition - three times!

Our courses give students real-world challenges with industry-experienced teachers. They specialize in animation, compositing, modeling, surfacing and rendering to make fantastic imagery.


Connected and created by industry

We're always getting feedback from our industry network to ensure that the curriculum, skills and tools we teach are as relevant and future-proofed as possible.

Our teaching staff have industry experience and bring those experiences into the learning environment to ensure that AIE students are ready to step into employment.

AIE Graduate Showcase

Graduates working on the top films

Recent Hollywood blockbusters to feature AIE graduate work includes Avengers: Endgame, John Wick, The LEGO movies, Peter Rabbit, Spiderman: Intro the Spider-verse and many more.

AIE Visual FX graduates are immediately employable, with relevant, cutting-edge industry skills. No wonder visual fx studios look for AIE qualifications when they’re recruiting.

Short Film Production | 3D Animation for Games and Film
Ben Davis Monochrome | AIE Graduate Success

“AIE gave me the specific tools to learn what I needed to know to get into the games industry. AIE taught me a valuable skill set which I have been able to apply to my career”

Ben Davis

Lead Character Artist
Splash Damage

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