Play Around At Australia's Most Interactive Games School

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24 March 2010


Play Around at Australia’s Most Interactive Games School


Applications are now open for Holiday courses in 3D Animation, Visual FX and Computer-

Game development at AIE’s new Sydney campus.


AIE has an earned its place as Australia’s most-awarded training college in Canberra and

Melbourne. Since 2009 the same quality of education is available from AIE’s state-of-the-art

facilities in Ultimo. 


These holidays, AIE Sydney is holding 1-2 day courses for young students (10-15yrs) and 1-

week courses for older students (15-18yrs). These courses are great for young people

thinking about further study in game design or Visual FX for film or those just looking for a

challenge these holidays. 


For younger students (10-15yrs) courses include;

12th-13th April


Make your own Super Mario!

15th-16th April


Character Animation Junior


Interested Older students (15-18yrs) will be able to choose between:

12th-16th April


Game Programming Fundamentals

12th-16th April


3D Animation Fundamentals


For 15-18yr olds, participants can extend their holiday program for an extra week to qualify

for a Certificate II in Basic Game Programming or a Certificate II Specialising in 3D Animation.

The Certificate II course can count towards students’ final HSC mark.


The dates for Certificate II courses in Sydney this year are:




12th-16th April 2010  

Week 1



5th – 9th July 2010  

Week 2



27th Sept-1st Oct 2010  

Week 3*   (*optional)


No prior of knowledge of 3D animation or Games Development is required. 


The focus of AIE’s short courses is to give students a taste of the real thing. All the teachers

at AIE have worked in Gaming or film Industries and concentrate their courses to give

students the skills they need to find successful employment after graduation. Participants

get the chance to drive software that real life professionals use every day. 


An “Industry Experience Day” is held on the Wednesday of the holiday program each year.

This year, it will be held on April 14 at Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne campuses. Parents,

students and Media are invited to attend.


The highlights of Industry Experience Day are two real computer-workshops, a talk by an

Industry-Professional and live game demonstrations. 

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To see recent work developed by AIE students visit our dedicated YouTube channel:





Media Contact:

Michelle Lippey

Communications Coordinator

AIE (Academy of Interactive Education)

Mobile: 0400 001 602

Phone: 02 8514 8802

Email: michellel@aie.edu.au



SOURCE: Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) Sydney Campus







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