Restraint is a short VFX animation that depicts a monk frog’s arm wrestle between his meditative inner peace and his primal instinctual ways. Finding his Zen amongst nature, the monk is interrupted by a pesky fly, and now discipline and restraint must be shown…or will the temptations of his natural ways sway too hard? Team…
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…
Hone your skills as you fight an endless wave of zombies in a virtual 3D world with Jumpstart Apocalypse VR, an incredible VR game by the Tasty Biscuit team! Jumpstart Apocalypse VR is a game by AIE Melbourne 2nd year developers Tasty Biscuit.
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.
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.
Road to Eden is a 3rd person Action-Adventure game. You play as Alana on her journey to rest her brother Torah’s soul at the Well of Springs. Gameplay Features: Platforming, Puzzles, Combat, and cinematics. Adventure through the stunning lands of Nora’s Territory as Alana, a young, prideful, and intelligent guardian of light.
Golem is a brand new game where players find themselves as a giant Rock Golem inside of an Aztec ruin. Explore a challenging and increasingly difficult obstacle and puzzle environment, in order to find a way out of an Aztec temple!
AIE would like to wish everyone a fantastic Christmas break and spectacular New Year The campuses will be closed over the Christmas and New Year period, from 5pm Friday 18th December and will reopen on Monday, 4th January 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.