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Global Game Jam 2019

2019 marks the third consecutive year AIE has been co-hosting Global Game Jam with our partners the Seattle Indies, IGDA (Indie Game Developer’s Association) and the Pacific Science Center. Building 4 and the Ackerley area of the Pacific Science Center belonged to the game devs for the weekend, and during normal museum hours. For game…

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PAX South 2019 | AIE

PAX South 2019

Stick a fork in PAX South 2019. It’s done! Thousands of gamers, button mashers, and cosplayers braved the brisk and icy winds of San Antonio to attend the fifth annual Penny Arcade Expo, otherwise known as PAX South. This year’s event was by far the largest yet in the near half a dozen times the…

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Game Development Career Night: Level Up Your Resume Skills

This is a part two of a three part series of AIE (the Academy of Interactive Entertainment) and IGDA’s (Indie Game Developer’s Association) Career Night. In this article, Anthony from Seattle Indies will be highlighting key points on resumes, learned from the Career Night that took place on January 14th, 2019. What should we highlight…

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Game Development Career Night: Level Up Your Job Hunting Skills

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) and the International Game Developers Association, Seattle, (IDGA.org) recently hosted an evening career workshop at AIE’s campus called: Game Development Career Night: Level Up Your Job Hunting Skills. The event was centered around AIE students, alumni, and professionals from a variety of backgrounds. The event was split up into…

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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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Big Fish Games at AIE

The art team at prestigious mobile studio, Big Fish Games, visited our Seattle campus today. The veteran artists reviewed portfolios of our students specializing in several forms of art and animation. “You all are doing a 2-year program? That’s awesome – I did exactly that too, years ago.” – John Nangle (3D Modeling, Unity, Game…

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Cat Jeong Accepted in December RAW Showcase – Dec 20th 2018

We are super proud of Cat Jeong (3D Animation & VFX for Film) showcasing her work in this year’s Holiday RAWk, presented by RAW Seattle! The event will be held on December 20th, and you can buy tickets $22 in advance, and $30 at the door. Space is very limited and you can find out…

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Diversity in VR and Video Games

We hosted our very first Diversity in VR and Video Games event at KEXP last night on October 25th, 2018. Cami Smith (Industry Relations at AIE) and Sarah Tan (Gameplay Engineer at Against Gravity) delivered a short and sweet but empowering speech to prep everyone for the speed networking event. The purpose of the event…

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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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Global Game Jam Next

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AiE) and Pacific Science Center have teamed up to host the first official year of Global Game Jam Next! Jammers ages 12-17 years are welcome to participate – no prior training needed. Register to be part of the action!

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iFEST May 5th 2018

iFEST is a festival for independent game developers: from new startups and established studios to anyone who thinks they might have what it takes to imagine, design, build and market games.

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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 – May 12th

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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AIE at Emerald City Comic-Con 2018

The city of Seattle was fired up once again for Emerald City Comic-Con 2018! Emerald City Comic-Con was held at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, Washington. The Academy of Interactive Entertainment has partnered with Emerald City Comic-Con to help us reach out to our future industry experts. This is our 7th year…

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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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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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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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