Short Courses At The Academy Of Interactive Entertainment. Are You Game?

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17 May 2010

Short Courses at AIE.  Are you Game?

As a best-practice leader in vocational education, AIE are proud to announce two courses

tailored for Game and Film/Screen professionals. In response to demand from a mobile

digital arts industry, these courses are intensive, practical and relevant.

Mudbox: Beyond the Basics

Mudbox is a digital sculpting and texture painting software that allows 3D modeling

professionals to quickly create high-detail organic and inorganic 3D assets using an intuitive


Course Dates:      


Wednesday, May 26 




Thursday, May 27            10am-5pm

Mudbox: Beyond the Basics has been designed for those with already-existing knowledge of

mudbox who want to enhance their digital sculpting skills by David King, one of the best

teachers in the Industry. 

David King is a world-class digital artist and teacher. His work includes creatures and

characters for a staggering range of game, film and commercial projects. See his website:

David has worked on well-known games like Dungeons & Dragons, Unreal Tournament and

Civilization IV. Within the Screen and TV Industry, David worked as the shader-artist for

creatures on Where the Wild Things Are, and on creature modeling and surfacing for the

award-winning advertisement `Comcast Rabbit’ from Animal Logic. 

For interested students without prior Mudbox knowledge, David will teach a Foundations of

Mudbox one-day prior to the commencement of the course. Courses are very reasonably


Cost: $250 (student concession available)

Digital Compositing and Visual Effects

Starting June 7, this 10-week course will run one night a week from 5-9pm. The focus will be

digital compositing and film post production, building technical proficiency with the program

Nuke. Nuke is a powerful compositing tool which was used in the making of films such as

Avatar, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Iron Man

Course Dates:

Sydney & Canberra

Monday, July 7


About AIE

AIE is Australia’s most awarded training institute for gaming professionals. AIE offers

a range of exceptional part time, full time and online courses, taught by Industry-

experienced trainers, in close and ongoing consultation with Industry Bodies.

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Upcoming Open Days and Events;

Information Evening 



Thursday, May 20



Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra campuses

Industry Experience Day (One-day practical workshop)


Wednesday, July 7 



Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra Campuses


Media Contact:

Michelle Lippey

Communications Coordinator

AIE (Academy of Interactive Entertainment)

Mobile: 0400 001 602

Phone: 02 8514 8802


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