Staff News

Nerdy Dream meets Reality: Working on Injustice 2

For a lot of us, the cinematic trailers for upcoming video games sets the whole tone and hype for the game. Game cinematics are a significant part of the game development process; so, who makes game cinematics and what is involved in the development process?

Women in games 2016

The 2016 MCV Pacific Women in Games Awards were held in Sydney last Thursday, 9th June.

Teacher Profile: Dean Finnigan

With a career spanning nearly twenty years working on hit games and movies such as Fable, L.A. Noire and Legend of the Guardians, Dean Finnigan brings a huge amount of experience to AIE.

38 AIE games shown at PAX Aus

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

Unreal Dev Grant awarded to AIE secondary schools program

AIE’s has been amongst the first academic and educational recipients of the Unreal Dev Grant through an initiative to publish key elements of AIE’s secondary education curriculum for Unreal Engine development to online learning portals.

AIE Teacher Profile: Murray Lorden

Murray Lorden teaches Game Design and Production at AIE’s Melbourne campus. As a professional game developer, he spent a decade at major Australian studios Blue Tongue and Firemint before “going indie” and then joining AIE’s teaching team.

AIE attends Workabout Careers Expo in Adelaide

On Wednesday 25 June AIE Adelaide attended the Workabout Careers Expo, an innovative, integrated model for connecting Indigenous youth with pathways that lead to sustainable employment.

Object Lessons In Booth Space From Design Teacher Leigh Harris

As one half of Flat Earth Games, the studio he founded with his brother Rohan, first year design teacher Leigh Harris was at AVCON with Rohan and Jennifer Schuerle (a Flat Earth artist and also an AIE game design teacher) in Adelaide last weekend to show off two games - the just-launched Super Death Fortress and the just-announced Objects In Space.

Code and Game Camps inspire kids to make their own games

Children aged eight to 15 years old got a taste of what it’s like to design and program for games during the Game and Code Camps held at AIE Adelaide last week.

AIE Professional Development

Each year AIE’s teachers, senior management and course writers get together over a three day period to discuss, debate and update AIE’s courses and curriculum.