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From Spiderman to Godzilla – AIE Alumni brings incredible to the big screen

AIE held a livestream with AIE Alumni Peter Lee, who is currently working as a Tracking and Matchmoving Artist from Luma Pictures. Peter talked about his journey from AIE student to working on Marvel movies! Before coming to AIE, Peter had already completed a Bachelor but he felt that the University structure didn’t help him…

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My Journey Into The Visual Effects Industry – Jake Dobbie

Jake always dreamed of filmmaking and creating visual effects for film. It was his love of films like Starship Troopers and Star Wars that inspired Jake to get a camera and start telling his own stories and creating his own worlds. Jake found out about AIE through high school and applied for the animation and…

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Watch A Robot’s Desperate Dash To Safety!

Watch a desperate robot attempt to make a brave escape in this psychological science fiction thriller. With only a flashlight as a guide, the robot creeps his way closer to an escape door. In his hurry to flee the abandoned ship to reach safety, the escape door light reveals the creature that has been lurking…

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Film & Virtual Production with MAPS at AIE Feature Image | AIE Workshop

Ashlee Page talks about Filmmaking at AIE

Ashlee Page has over 15 years’ experience in the Australian film industry. Working primarily as a writer and director, she has experience directing TVC’s and drama. Ashlee’s credits include a chapter in the feature film Tim Winton’s The Turning and a multi-award-winning adaptation of Peter Goldsworthy’s The Kiss, for which she won two AFI Awards,…

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How Do Robots Kill Time? Find Out In This Animated Student Film

Two bored robots are inspired to have a Mexican show down to kill some time. Killing Time is a short animated film created by the 2021 students in AIE’s Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media specialising in 3D Animation & Visual Effects.  This team of four students were able to focus on using their creative…

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Dominion – An Action-Packed Short Movie By AIE VFX Students

Two brothers; a pilot and a tank commander in World War II, fight alongside their British allies against the German army, will they survive? Or face an unfortunate fate….  Dominion is one of the major productions from the 2021 graduating students of AIE’s Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media specialising in 3D Animation and Visual…

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What does a Production Coordinator do?

Have you always dreamt of working on a blockbuster film? That dream is now a reality for AIE alumni Crystal Taylor! Since graduating from AIE in 2020 with an Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media, specialising in 3D Animation & VFX for Film, Crystal has gone on to work at Method Studios in Melbourne. While…

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Future of Film - Virtual Production Technology: Matter Barker and Jack Condon | AIE Workshop

Discover the future of film in Canberra

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) will be hosting a Film Careers Day tomorrow, Saturday 30 October 2021, to showcase the future of film in Canberra. It’s an opportunity to learn about Canberra’s vibrant film industry, filmmaking careers and film courses as well as get hands-on with the latest technology.  Participants will be able to…

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How To Launch Your Film Career | AIE

How to launch your FILM career

Filmmaking and Virtual Production Career?! A string of words that Australia has not successfully offered in an educational pathway, until NOW! AIE has recently reinforced its offerings through combining with The Media and Production Film School (MAPS), to leverage 35 years of experience and production in over 1,500 films.

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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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Technodolly makes impossible shots possible

AIE’s Film and Virtual Production students will be able to achieve complex and unique camera moves with the Technodolly, the first of its generation. With the revolutionary ability to record hand-held moves, the Technodolly allows cinematographers, directors and producers to conceive shots with unlimited length and difficulty where previous moves may have been too expensive…

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AIE Students using stage craft

AIE Students Pioneer Virtual Production for VFX Project

Inspired by the latest Virtual Production LED wall technology, used extensively in Disney’s The Mandalorian and HBO’s Westworld, a team of visual effects students in AIE Sydney decided to take advantage of AIE’s partnership with Intraware, a leading supplier to Australian VFX studios. The student team, known as Team Abyss, came up with a concept…

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Brokenhorn AIE Students Short Film

Brokenhorn: A Beautifully made short film by AIE Students

Brokenhorn is a fantastic short animated film about an ancient creature that must protect his home, the dying forest, from a mysterious threat. Brokenhorn stands as the last of an ancient line of protectors of the forest, fighting against the dreaded forces that threaten his world.

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Feast for One by The Middle Row AIE Students

Feast for One – Short Film by AIE Students

Rotund and hungry, a gluttonous noble calls for his personal chef to prepare him an elaborate meal. Unsatisfied, he demands more food until the chef is fed up with his greedy, selfish ways and bottomless stomach.

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ACT Job Trainer Logo | AIE

Job Trainer Level up your skills for free!

Looking to change your career or try something new? JobTrainer is one of the ways the ACT Government are supporting job seekers and the economy during COVID-19. It offers young people (aged 17-24) and job seekers across Canberra the opportunity to try something new through vocational education and training.

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AIE | Graduates Showcase | Games | Film

The AIE Graduate Showcase Adelaide

Every year the AIE holds its annual graduate showcase event. After 14 weeks of Major Production, the students have an opportunity to share the results of all they have learnt for the past two years. They can be truly excited and proud of their results and they invite our local industry professionals for feedback.

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VET In Schools Programs | Academy of Interactive Entertainment

How does VETiS work with the AIE?

Many students want to be game developers and VFX artists, but many don’t fully understand how or when these pathways start. As many are aware, the AIE offers a certificate program that allows you to study a Certificate II or Certificate III in different subjects to receive the knowledge you want.

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