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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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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 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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AIE’s Christmas Light Spectacular

If you’re in Canberra this December, join the Christmas spirit in Huddy St, Forde! A spectacular Christmas lightshow is being sponsored by AIE, the games and VFX educators, which is set to light up this Saturday in Huddy Street, Forde, ACT.

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AIE Sydney Unlocks New State of the Art Campus

AIE’s Sydney campus is undergoing a massive upgrade to educate the next generation of game and film developers. Stunning learning studios and start of the art equipment will enable AIE’s Sydney students to all be located at the one address and ready to take on the world for all courses commencing in February 2021.

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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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Getting Started With Unreal Engine | AIE Workshop

EPIC Games to deliver workshops at AIE in Sydney and Canberra.

If you have been keen to learn more about how to make games in Unreal Engine 4 (UE4), the same engine used to develop Fortnite, Final Fantasy VII remake and Vader Immortal, make sure you register for the upcoming workshops. EPIC Games, makers of UE4 will be at the AIE campus providing beginner and advanced…

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Cool Banana Studios | AIE Sydney Student Team Feature Image

How is a film born

We took to the classroom to chat with second year 3D Animation and VFX for Film team, ‘Cool Banana Studios’ to ask some questions about their short 3D film, “Suck it” and about their time at AIE.

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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,…

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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:

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AIE | Animation and VFX | Animation Tools of the Trade

Animation Tools of the Trade

You have been given 20 weeks and a team of 5 to create a 3 minute 3D animated music video. What tools do you need, how to you stay on time and achieve the vision? This is the challenge a team of 5 AIE students faced when creating the music video for the song ‘Follow…

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AIE Teacher | Dreams Meet Reality | Injustice 2

Nerdy Dream meets Reality: Working on Injustice 2

For a lot of us, the cinematic trailers for upcoming video games sets the whole tone and hype for the game. Game cinematics are a significant part of the game development process; so, who makes game cinematics and what is involved in the development process? We met with Yoav Dolev, one of AIE’s 3D Animation…

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