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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? Sometimes all you need is an idea. For Alexey Pajitnov, Tetris was it—an incredibly simple idea that became an instant classic. Shigeru Miyamoto started in industrial design, but fate drew him […]

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. Nearly every fantasy saga since has leveraged that use of imaginary cartography. […]

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. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

Grunka Munka wins with Collidalot

Collidalot was featured at iFEST, and PAX West. The Audience Choice Award helped Grunka Munka and Collidalot break into the indie game scene in Seattle.

Play Indie Games at iFEST 2017

AIE is hosting iFEST, a festival devoted to indie games of all types, including video, board, card, etc.

We used the force at ECCC17

The City of Seattle was once again fired up for the 2017 Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), which was held at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, WA.