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Moving for a dream job

29-Jan-2018
AIE Alumni, Erin Halpenny graduated at the Sydney Campus in 2014 with an Advanced Diploma of Game Art and Animation. We caught-up with Erin to discuss her move for a dream job at Playside studios.

Graduates Shine at 2017 Showcase

22-Dec-2017
AIE 2017 Graduate showcases were held in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra in the first two weeks of December. It was a time for game art, game programming, game design and film visual effects graduates to showcase their final projects and present their portfolios and showreels to members of the creative digital industries.

Graduate Showcase 2018

06-Dec-2017
Students are putting the finishing touches on their work and getting ready for the Graduate Showcase events that are happening this week and the next across AIE campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra.

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.

New AIE student game - Alanis and the Great Eastern Wind

13-Jan-2017
A game created as part of the Second year Major Production by AIE Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development students

Global Game Jam January 2017

03-Jan-2017
Global Game Jam (GGJ) 2017 is on 20th - 22nd January. AIE students and staff are preparing themselves to develop amazing games for this world-wide event.

The Difference between Game Art and Design and Why You Need to Know

10-Oct-2016
Why you need to know the difference between a Game Artist and a Game Designer
Have you ever wanted to get into games, but don’t know where to start?

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.

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.