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Academy of Interactive Entertainment joins Canberra Innovation Network

Today the Academy of Interactive Entertainment, AIE, joins the Canberra Innovation Network, CBRIN, as its education partner bringing unique digital entertainment, games development, and film production capabilities. AIE is a non-profit vocational education provider founded in 1996 to grow the creative digital sector. AIE offers nationally accredited training in multi-disciplinary approaches to game development, visual…

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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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VR user in Automotive VR application. Photo by XR Expo on Unsplash.

More than Games: Using VR for the Trade and Automotive Industry

In recent years, Virtual Reality (VR) has been a fantastic platform for game development, but it’s also being widely utilised by a range of industries for reasons other than entertainment. Connor Gibson, Head of Immersive Technologies at Tradiebot Industries fills us in on the emerging VR industry for the trade and automotive industry and how…

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Step into the Shadows of an Infected Kingdom

Shadowstep is a 2D pixel art metroidvania set in an ancient Japanese castle. You play as a samurai that has not yet been corrupted by the miasma and has infected the rest of his friends, former castle residents and colleagues. Your mission: to explore a vast kingdom, meet and interact with uninfected characters while gaining…

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Are you ready to defend the moon?

Kite Shield Interactive have just launched “Moon Corp. Tower Defence”, a tower defence and company management game. As waves of aliens try to invade, your job is to protect the cities of the moon by building and upgrading turrets. Make sure you keep within budget and protect your vested interest as you battle the dreaded…

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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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Help Dodger Escape Space Prison in Astrobreach!

Astrobreach is an action-packed, sci-fi third person game created by students as part of their Year 2 Major Production in the Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development. The playable character in the game is Dodger, a playful little scoundrel that has been wrongfully imprisoned for vandalism. It’s your mission to defeat the robot prison guards…

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Game Design Graduates Showcase Splatacle and The Pound

We recently caught up with three 2021 Game Design graduates to discuss their final projects and the journey of creating a game from conception to completion. In a livestream on Youtube, Graduates shared insights into their development process, what they learnt, working in a team, and their aspirations for the next stage of their careers.…

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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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Here’s what you’ve missed at AIE

The film industry in Australia has been booming, with the introduction of Virtual Production technology creating further career opportunities. Due to industry demand, AIE have introduced their new and innovative Film and Virtual Production course, starting in February 2022!

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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 students break into the advertising industry!

Think you’ve had a tough day? Protect your house against flames and falling trees by taking out Clarity insurance! Watch things go from bad to worse in this entertaining branding and advertising project completed by AIE’s 3D Animation & VFX for Film students.

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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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