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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’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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Guudo by Omni AIE major Project 2020

Play as an alien scout on earth in Guudo!

Guudo is a 3D, action-adventure platformer game where you play as an extra-terrestrial scout. Guudo has crash landed on earth in the middle of a film set and uses their abilities to eat, shrink and grow. Guudo needs to find props around the set to blend in with the humans.

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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 | How a Game is Born

First Round of Applications Open for 2021 AIE Incubator Grant Funds

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.

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AIE at PAX Online 2020

AIE at PAX Online 2020

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.

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AIE pledges $1 million of grants for games

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is announcing the creation of the AIE Incubator Grants Fund which will award up to $1 million over the next 10 years for game development projects.

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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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Flaming Skull Maiden By Kellie Lautier | AIE

My journey into Character Design – Kellie Lautier

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.

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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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Casey Thomas speaking at Online Experience Day

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.

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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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Hannah is studying game art at AIE

Applications open for 2020

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.

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John De Margheriti wins ACT Training Award

AIE CEO Wins Vocational Education and Training Award

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).

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Creative Fund Paves Foundations for Australia

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.

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GDML Application Form | Acadmeny of Intertactive Entertainment

How AIE revolutionises education and training

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.

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Adelaide Game Developers at Avcon

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.

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Building A Game Design Portfolio

Building a Game Design Portfolio While Playing

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…

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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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2019 Mid Year Intake | Academy of Interactive Entertainment

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…

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