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.
The first round of funding applications for 2021 is now open for teams that completed the Graduate Diploma in 2020. Earlier this year the AIE announced its pledge to support the development and commercialisation of games and other interactive digital content for participants in the Incubator Program.
Modern video gaming provides shared cultural experiences like never before. Through individual gameplay, we get to live the hero’s journey, while in shared online gaming we connect with people across the globe that we may never meet.
THE EVENT PAX is known as one of the premier Gaming events of the year, showcasing the best soon to be released games and emerging young talent from across the world. AIE has been a constant fixture at these events, and 2020 was no exception.
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.
Ever wonder what it’s like to have your name credited on a big blockbuster movie? Rachael Stewart did too before she landed her dream job at major film post-production studios such as MPC and Method Studios.
It is every game artist’s dream to have their game character loved and played by people around the world…including big-name celebrities! For AIE Alumni Kellie Lautier, this dream came true when her name was credited on one of 2020’s most highly anticipated games.
Making a prototype in a game engine is great but sometimes it can be much quicker to go from initial concept to test and iteration on a game idea with pencils, paper, dice and random board game pieces. This is known as paper prototyping.
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.
AIE is proud to have Casey Thomas, CEO of Dark Shadow Studios and AIE Alumni, speaking at our upcoming Online Experience Day on Saturday 23rd November. Dark Shadows Studios was created through the Graduate Diploma program at the Academy of Interactive Entertainment.
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.
If you’re keen to make game development, 3D animation or visual effects your career, you can now apply for our full-time courses that start in February 2020. Blake Kolodziej, currently studying AIE’s Game Design was an early applicant and said it really helped him with his year 12 studies.
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).
Australia has some strict rules on games classification and development. However, thanks to the efforts of many of our developers across Australia, the nation is becoming much more aware of the impact the games industry has on the economy.
AIE is a world leader in specialist games and visual effects education, we pride ourselves in combining the accumulative knowledge of industry professionals across both the VFX and Games Development industries.
2019 is the second year that AIE Alumni make their mark at the Indie Games Room at AVcon Adelaide. With 2019 wrapping up to be a big year for Adelaide we should see the likes of Last-Minute Entertainment, Tachyon Five, AltArcade and Ontilt Interactive all releasing their games in the 4th quarter.
Jumping straight into a game engine can be daunting. Our short courses help with this as they introduce you to using Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 3D but what do you do between applying and waiting for the course to start? A great place to begin is with the editing and modding tools found directly…
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…
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…
We are very proud to announce that six AIE graduates and one AIE staff member have won a place on the 30 under 30 lists for ‘The Develop Pacific’ which highlights new members in the industry across the Development, Education and applicable advocacy sectors.
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,…