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AIE Incubator studios awarded $200,000 of development grants

17-Aug-2017
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

12-Aug-2017
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

09-Aug-2017
How I went from knowing nothing about making games to selling one

AIE Graduates work on Guardians of the Galaxy 2

25-May-2017
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

14-Sep-2016
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

20-Jun-2016
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

13-May-2016
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

11-May-2016
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

14-Apr-2016
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.

38 AIE games shown at PAX Aus

06-Nov-2015
The showfloor of PAX Aus 2015 was packed full of games made by AIE students, staff and alumni.