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January 12th Interactive Experience Day

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment hosted its quarterly Interactive Experience Day on Saturday, January 12th 2019. The event was split up into two main parts, starting with an introduction on what AIE has to offer future students, and concluding with two introductory classes on programming or 3D modeling. The focus of AIE’s curriculum is ensuring…

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Career Development at AIE

“At the Academy of Interactive Entertainment, we work very hard at encouraging our students to build relationships with people in the industry. Relationships can make a difference when looking and applying for jobs. I am super thankful for all the people in the video game and animation communities that take the time to visit our…

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What Is Interactive Experience Day?

AIE hosts many events throughout the year for our students, parents, and school counselors, but what is Interactive Experience Day? Some of the events we regularly host on Saturdays is typically one of the two: our Open House and Interactive Experience Day (I-Days). What happens at an I-Day? I-Days are significantly different than our Open…

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How to Ace the Interview at AIE

Most of communication is nonverbal. Whether it’s for an interview to enroll at one of AIE’s programs, or a job interview, communication needs to be understood equally on both accounts. When you interview for a job or school, the most important thing with your overall bearing is to project confidence. The last thing you want…

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2019

Fast-track your future – 2019 applications are now open. AIE is currently accepting students for its range of specialist, practical courses that are starting in February 2019 at all campuses. This is a great opportunity to kick-start your career in games and film. Applications are open for the following courses: Game Art & Animation (Diploma…

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AIE Open House – Oct 20th

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.

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Artcade, May 12th 2018

Artcade is a FREE one-day event dedicated to promoting video game development, independent film, and music and art that is unique to Acadiana presented by the Academy of Interactive Entertainment and the Lafayette Science Museum.

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AIE Open House – March 10th

James Cardo (Head of School), kicked off our Open House event with a wonderful introduction of our campus highlights and alumni achievements. He explained the different pathways to get into the industry, and importance of building a portfolio in the respective areas of gaming and animation. He shared some of his favorite stories from our…

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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.

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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…

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Interactive Experience Day – July 15th

AIE’s Interactive Experience Days are a great opportunity to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries. Students will get the opportunity to learn about the different pathways to get into the industry, what should be in a portfolio and will be able to get creative in practical workshops…

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Interactive Experience Day – June 3rd 2017

Attendee’s will get an opportunity to learn about the different pathways to get into the industry, and will be able to get creative in practical workshops using industry-standard 3D animation and game development tools.

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Open House – May 6th 2017

Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects for film at AIE’s Open House.

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Louisiana Strong

On Friday August 12th 2016 thousands of Acadiana residents were stranded in flooded homes amid closed roads and highways…

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INTERVIEW TIPS

Interviewing for game studios can be a daunting task. While everyone in the studio has probably worked together for a number of years, you’re the new guy (or girl!) that has wandered in with only a few minutes to impress everyone else. Not only that, but in the past few years the industry has become…

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GRAVITY TRANSPORT

Behold! Gravity Transport! This science fiction side-scroller was made by AIE Lafayette second year students Ricky Hammack, Dylan Guidry, Paul Chu, Tran Nguyen, Eric Mouledoux, and Chris Liamkeo! Gravity Transport is a game that sends the player on a daring mission into space using a new prototype weapon. The prototype weapon they are using isn’t…

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