Industry Experience Day

Industry Experience Day 2020

Limited places available due to physical distancing requirements

Year 12 students have priority for registrations for this event

Considering a career in games, 3D or VFX?

AIE's Industry Experience Days are a great opportunity for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries. Students will get the opportunity to learn about the different pathways to get into the industry, what should be in a portfolio and will be able to get creative in practical workshops using industry-standard 3D animation and game development tools.

The sessions are run by industry professionals who have worked on some blockbuster games and films. Everything is provided for you to participate in the hands-on workshops and you will be using the same software that is used in the industry.

If you are thinking about a career in the games or film industry then we highly recommend registering for this free event. We are limiting numbers for this event due to physical distancing requirements, with Year 12 students having priority to register.

Industry Experience Day is running on the following days:

  • 30th September

    • Sydney and Adelaide is holding Industry Experience day on-campus
    • Melbourne and Online campus is holding Industry Experience day online
  • 9th October

    • Canberra Campus holding Industry Experience day on-campus

What to expect

The event will run from 10am to around 3pm.


    The games and film industry continues to grow significantly both in Australia and overseas during this session students will be given an in-depth analysis of the industry. The session will highlight the success of Australia's VFX industry and the growth of the independent games industry.

  • Game Art And Animation | White Icon For Circle

    Working in 3D Animation

    Students will learn some of the core skills and techniques used by 3D artists in games and film industry. Using Autodesk Maya, students will implement animation techniques to make a visually appealing animation sequence.

  • Game Programming | White Icon For Circle

    Working in Game Programming

    Programmers are the wizards of the future! Game programmers are instrumental when it comes to creating the framework, functionality and interaction in a game. In this programming workshop students will be taught the basics of scripting.

  • Game Design | White Icon For Circle

    Working in Game Design

    Game Designers are instrumental in the development of the concepts, vision and implementation of game play dynamics in video game production. They are the visionaries and evangelists and are vital in the development process. This session will be delivered by industry professionals who will focus on core game design skills.

  • 3D Animation And VFX | White Icon For Circle

    Working in Animation and VFX for Film

    Visual Effects Artist are the creative geniuses who continue to push the boundaries by creating mind-blowing visual content. During this session you will get a behind the scenes, hands-on experience of creating dynamic character sculptors.

Registration Form

Campus Locations

Sydney CAmpus | Academy Of Interactive Entertainment


16th April
15th July
30th September

Melbourne Campus | Academy Of Interactive Entertainment


7th April
7th July
30th September

Canberra Campus | Academy Of Interactive Entertainment


16th April
15th July
30th September

Adelaide Campus | Academy Of Interactive Entertainment


16th April
15th July
30th September