AIE News

Canberra

2018 Graduate Showcase Events

AIE Graduates completing their Advanced Diploma and Graduate Diploma programs are showcasing their major projects at Graduate Showcase events at each campus over the next three weeks. We are very proud of this year’s graduating group who have been working hard on these projects to showcase what they have learnt. Games and VFX industry representatives,…

Read More
2019 Applications Open | Academy of Interactive Entertainment

Applications Now Open for 2019

AIE is currently accepting students for its range of specialist, practical courses that are starting in February 2019 at all campuses. This is a great opportunity to kick-start your career in games and film. Applications are open for the following courses:

Read More
What makes AIE Different

What makes AIE Different to a University?

When you are looking for your dream course and the right place to study, the first thing that might come to mind is the different Universities and TAFEs across Australia. However, have you ever thought about how a non-profit private provider could help you get there? We spoke with recent AIE 3D Animation and VFX…

Read More
AIE | Mid-Year Intake | Games | Film

Mid-Year Intake: Fast Track Your Future

Fast-track your future – applications for our July mid-year intake are now open. AIE is currently accepting students for its range of specialist, practical courses that are starting in July at all campuses. This is a great opportunity to kick-start your career in games and film. Applications are open for the following courses: Game Art…

Read More
AIE | Graduates Showcase | Games | Film

Graduates Shine at 2017 Showcase

AIE 2017 Graduate showcases were held in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra in the first two weeks of December. It was a time for game art, game programming, game design and film visual effects graduates to showcase their final projects and present their portfolios and showreels to members of the creative digital industries. There was…

Read More
AIE | Christmas Hours 2017

AIE Campus hours over Christmas 2017

AIE would like to wish everyone a happy Christmas break and a successful start to the New Year in 2018. The campuses will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period, from 5pm Friday 22nd December and will reopen on Monday, 8th January 2018.   If you need to contact us over the break,…

Read More
AIE | Graduate Showcase | 2018

Graduate Showcase 2018

Students are putting the finishing touches on their work and getting ready for the Graduate Showcase events that are happening soon across AIE campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra. Representatives from studios across the creative digital industries will be in attendance to check out the next generation of talent. If you’d like to be…

Read More
AIE | Film | Blue World Order

AIE Students work on Sci-Fi Film ‘Blue World Order’

Talented students from the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) have played a vital part in bringing Aussie-made sci-fi, Blue World Order (BWO) to the big screen for its premiere this month.   Blue World order was filmed entirely in Canberra, using desert landscapes and modern concrete architecture to paint a stark vision of a not-so-distant…

Read More
AIE | Film | Canberra Youth Orchestra

Looks as good as it sounds

Imagine creating something that is displayed on a big screen, while an orchestra below plays your favorite and the most iconic game music ever created. AIE students recently had that opportunity as they created the motion graphics package featured during the Canberra Youth Orchestra’s performance as part of the Canberra International Music Festival. CANBERRA YOUTH…

Read More
AIE | Global Game Jam 2017

Global Game Jam January 2017

Global Game Jam (GGJ) 2017 is on 20th – 22nd January. AIE students and staff are preparing themselves to develop amazing games for this world-wide event. Last year the GGJ was held in over 600 locations, in over 87 countries and created more than 6800 games. This year’s event is even bigger!   If you…

Read More
AIE | Graduation 2016

Graduation class of 2016

AIE 2016 graduates celebrate in style on the big screen   The class of 2016 has had their graduation sessions in various cities over the past fortnight. AIE GRADUATION 2016 CEOs John and Vicki De Margheriti and AIE Graduate Jemima Gulliver Students from each of AIE’s programs have graduated in style and had their work…

Read More
AIE | 20 Years

AIE celebrates it’s 20th year

#20yearsofAIE   AIE celebrates it’s 20th year in style!   When we reflect back on what video games and computer graphics consisted of 20 years ago, you realise what a significant achievement it is that AIE has been in operation for this length of time.   Looking through the archives from when AIE was first…

Read More
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…

Read More
AIE | Open Day | Why You Should Go

6 Reasons to Attend Open Day

1. Meet our industry experienced teachers and students by taking a tour! When you study at AIE you learn from teachers who have worked on some of the biggest game and film projects around. Our students are passionate about getting into games and film and love what they do.   2. Hear from some of…

Read More
AIE | Holiday Hours 2015

AIE Holiday Hours

AIE will be taking a short break over the new year period to recharge for 2016.   Our campuses will close from Friday, December 18, and re-open on Monday, January 4.   We will be checking email regularly during this period, so please get in touch if you need to contact us. Please bear in…

Read More
AIE | Graduate Showcase | Industry

Graduate Showcases connect AIE students with industry

Second-year students had the opportunity to impress dozens of industry professionals at the AIE Graduate Showcase.   Held simultaneously across the Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra campuses, the Graduate Showcase sees students present their final year projects and showreels to representatives from Australia’s top animation and games studios.   The goal of the showcase is to…

Read More
AIE | PS4 Dev-Kits

AIE takes delivery of PlayStation 4 development kits

AIE students will be able to sharpen their PlayStation 4 skills following the arrival of PS4 development kits at our Australian campuses.   The Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide campuses will each receive a PS4 dev kit, granting students a crucial advantage in their preparation to join the industry.   “The benefit of students having…

Read More
AIE | Job Creation Centre | Canberra

AIE’s vision of a new innovation and job creation centre for Canberra

Today AIE submitted a detailed business case for the creation of a new innovation and job creation centre as a key part of the Watson Educational Precinct in partnership with the ACT Government. We are seeking to build our Canberra base into a large scale hub of learning and job creation. AIE’s vision is to…

Read More
AIE Incubator | Stormworm

AIE Incubator students new game: Stormworm

Stormworm – Inspired by the retro game snake, AIE Incubator students decided to revisit a classic game and re-envision it in 3D! Slither around the planets as if you are stuck in a Tron like universe, eat until your hearts content and avoid your tail – easy right? Wrong! The Stormworm team who are working…

Read More
AIE | Information Evening

Information Evening – Wednesday 17th September, 2014

Launch your career into games and film by coming along to our Information Evening on Wednesday 17th September from 6pm to 8pm. During the Information Sessions, teachers will be conducting seminars covering the range of courses offered starting in 2015. If you’re serious about pursuing a career in games or film then our Advanced Diploma…

Read More
AIE Graduate | Jonathan Pelling | 2K Creative Director

AIE Graduates credited on Bioshock Infinite

Congratulations to all the graduates working at 2K Australia in Canberra for their amazing work on Bioshock: Infinite. The game has been critically acclaimed and has sold (at time of writing) more than 3.7 million copies. Many people are unaware of the ongoing role that 2K Australia have had in all three Bioshock games. As…

Read More