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AIE Filmmaking Students Win Three Awards at Fleurieu Film Festival 2024!

We’re excited to congratulate our talented filmmaking students, Hamish Phillips and Lilia Bowes, for winning three awards at the 2024 Fleurieu Film Festival! Hamish and Lillia entered their captivating short film, After Service, which was awarded the Focus On the Fleurieu Award, The Young South Australian Filmmakers Award and Community Bank Fleurieu Audience Choice Award.…

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AIE comes first in games industry employment outcomes!

It’s official! AIE is the educator with the highest graduate employment outcomes in the Australian games industry. Research based on Linkedin company insights showed just how many more AIE graduates are working at games studios than any other educator. In fact, AIE  out-performed the next two closest educators combined. AIE’s CEO & Chairman John De…

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Film School Projects Make Canberra Short Film Festival 2023 Official Selection

The official selections for the 28th edition of the Canberra Short Film Festival (CSFF’23) have been announced, with four projects, produced by AIE Film School students, being included in this year’s program. These projects were all produced by students enrolled in AIE’s filmmaking program and each represents one round of production that makes up the…

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AIE Students Shine at WorldSkills 2023

AIE students Star and Jacques represented AIE at the WorldSkills Australia National Championships, held August 17 to 19 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

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AIE CEO John De Margheriti recognised with prestigious ICT award

Last night at the annual Pearcey National Awards in Hobart, visionary tech entrepreneur and AIE CEO John De Margheriti was awarded the prestigious Pearcey Medal. The medal was presented by the Honourable Madeline Ogilvie, Tasmanian Minister for IT, to recognise John’s outstanding contribution to developing the Australian game development industry and more recently, film and…

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AIE Alumni awarded 2022 ACT Chief Minister’s Pearcey Entrepreneur Award

The award was presented by Senator (retd) Kate Lundy and ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr. AIE Alumni Adam Zegelin has been awarded the ACT Chief Minister’s Pearcey Entrepreneur Award along with Instaclustr co-founder Ben Bromhead. The award recognises an entrepreneur their career who has demonstrated innovative and pioneering achievement and contribution to technological development in…

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AIE wins 2021 ACT Small Training Provider of the Year Award

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) has again been recognised as the Small Registered Training Organisation of the Year at the 2021 ACT Training Excellence Awards. The award was announced in a virtual ceremony by ACT Minister for Skills, Chris Steel MLA. The ACT Training Excellence Awards recognise the dedicated training efforts in the ACT by…

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AIE awarded 2020 ACT Small Training Provider of the Year

In a Virtual Awards Ceremony held online last night the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) won the Small Registered Training Provider of the Year at the 2020 ACT Training Awards. AIE Staff and Students watched the online presentation from both campus and home and cheered when the category and winner was announced.

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John De Margheriti wins ACT Training Award

AIE CEO Wins Vocational Education and Training Award

At the 2019 ACT Training Awards on Thursday 12th September, AIE CEO and Founder, John De Margheriti was awarded the John Scott Memorial Award for his contribution to vocational education and training in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

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AIE | Small Training Provider 2016

AIE Wins Small Training Provider of the Year – 2016

AIE has been announced as the winner of the Australian Small Training Provider of the Year for 2016 by the Australian Training Awards.   After winning the ACT Small Training Provider of the Year in October, AIE was placed in the top three nationally to compete for the Australian Award. On hand to receive the…

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AIE | ACT Small Training Provider 2016

AIE wins ACT Small Training Provider of the Year!

Last night the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) won the Small Registered Training Organisation (RTO) of the Year at the 2016 ACT Training Awards.   AIE Canberra Head of School, Grahame Dickson, accepted the award on behalf of AIE which was presented by David Dawes, Director-General of the Economic Development Directorate.   “The award recognises…

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AIE’s CEO wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Congratulations to John De Margheriti, Executive Chairman and CEO of the Academy of Interactive Entertainment Ltd (AIE) for being awarded the 2014 National Benson Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the National iAwards held in Melbourne on the 28th of August 2014 . The Benson Entrepreneur Award is presented annually to an individual who has…

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