Alumni News

‘Pixel pushers, code monkeys, realists and idealists’ - Nico King

Even before Nico King graduated from AIE in 2012, he was already part of something bigger and ready to take on the immersive digital world.

AIE Incubator studios awarded $200,000 of development grants

AIE has awarded development grants to thirteen start-up studios, comprising of eleven games and two film projects, as part of the AIE Incubator Grants program. The grants to successful studios amounted to a total of $200,000 after a competitive application process that included advice from an independent industry panel.

Game Programming Graduate starts work at Big Ant Studios

In one week, Josh Laurence will be heading to Melbourne to start his first job as a junior programmer for Big Ant Studios. This is his story…

Zero to Gamedev

How I went from knowing nothing about making games to selling one

AIE Graduates work on Guardians of the Galaxy 2

12 AIE graduates from our 3D Animation & VFX Program work on Guardians of the Galaxy 2 at Australia studios Animal Logic and Method Studios, as well as Scanline VFX in Vancouver.

Graduate Start-up Studios secure $150k Funding

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) today announced that $150k of development grants had been awarded to start-up game studios in AIE’s Incubator Program. The funding was announced at the opening of Game Plus, a coworking space designed for game developers and related specialist technology start-ups.

AIE Alumni Games Take Centre Stage at E3

With the dizzying week of game announcements that is E3 behind us; Now is the perfect chance to find out which new industry leading games AIE graduates are helping to bring to the world.

Alumni Reminisce, Rediscover & Reconnect

The first of the 2016 Alumni Events were held in Sydney on May 11th and in Melbourne on May 12th. Over drinks and a bite to eat, this was a great opportunity for past students to get together and reconnect with friends and tutors and also to make new connections.

Lego Dimensions trailer

How awesome is this LEGO Dimensions trailer? What's even more awesome is that it was produced by AIE grad, Carly Glover - May the 4th be with you!

AIE alumni Cardboard Keep release Warden

AIE Incubator alumni Cardboard Keep have just recently shipped realised their ‘Warden: melody of the Undergrowth’ on Steam and Humble. We caught up Calum Spring, Co-Founder, Lead Programmer and Business Developer of Cardboard keep.