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Another Successful GGJ for 2018!

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Seattle had the distinct pleasure of once again hosting Global Game Jam. This year is definitely special because it is the 10th year of this mighty event! Every year this event always changes in regards to it’s participation. This year our attendance has doubled from last year. We had […]

7 Essentials For Kickstarting Your Career in 3D Animation | AIE US

7 Essentials For Kickstarting Your Career in 3D Animation

From rigging to rendering to resolution, familiarizing yourself with fundamental terminology used in 3D animation is a must.

Game Dev 6 Tips

6 Ways To Crack Into Game Development

Do you get excited when you overhear someone discussing Minecraft on public transport? Does thinking about game-play mechanics or artificial intelligence get you excited?

Fast-track your career in Games and VFX for Film in Lafayette

AIE is current accepting students for it’s range of specialist, practical courses that are starting in January 2018 at AIE Lafayette. This is a great opportunity to kick-start your career in games and film and complete our 2 year program in 18 months.

All the World’s a Stage

For many of us, it started with J.R.R. Tolkien’s maps of Middle Earth. The LOTR saga created a huge history of hobbits, orcs, elves, and dragons that was pinned to a “reality” by the great maps drawn by Tolkien and his son Christopher.

AIE Open House Nov 2016

Interactive Experience Day – October 21st 2017

AIE’s  Interactive Experience Days are a great opportunity to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries.

AIE Open House – November 18th

Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects for film at AIE’s Open House. The Lafayette and Seattle campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about AIE courses starting in 2018. The day will include presentations on different areas of industry as […]


Sinkholes have been reported to appear around Seattle, and a seismologist is on the case. What she finds, however, is something that no one could have prepared her for…

AIE Alumni and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol2

In case you didn’t know, AIE had 12 alumni work on the latest installment in the Marvel Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2.

Foam Sword Battle 2017

AIE students, staff, and faculty took to the South Fountain Lawn at Seattle Center to participate in the 2nd Annual AIE Foam Sword battle.