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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.

Nerdy Dream meets Reality: Working on Injustice 2

23-Jan-2018
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?

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

22-Dec-2017
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.

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.

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…

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.

6 Reasons to Attend Open Day

27-Jul-2016
Get a feel for what happens at our AIE Open Day