Block E, Canberra Technology Park Phillip Avenue Watson ACT 2602 61-2-6162-5131
  • Director N/A
  • Establishment 1996
  • Location Phillip Avenue Watson, ACT. Australia.
  • Type Private
  • Vice principal
The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is an Australian video games and 3D animation school. Founded in 1996, it was one of the world's first institutions to offer qualifications in these industries. The AIE provides courses covering CGI, animation, video game asset creation and games programming. Campuses are located in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Seattle and Lafayette, Louisiana
AIE offers vocational training in Computer Game Development (Animation and Programming) and 3D animation for Screen, supporting the Australian digital creative industries, which continue to grow faster than any other entertainment or content sector. All AIE’s certificate and diploma programs are nationally accredited and recognised through the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media) (Basic 3D Animation)
Certificate III in Media (3D animation)
Certificate III in Media (Digital Compositing)
Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (3D Animation and Visual FX)
Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development (Art Major)
Software Development Certificate II in Information Technology (Basic Games Programming)
Certificate III in Information Technology (Games Programming Online)
Advanced Diploma of Professional Game Development (Software Development Major)
Bachelor Degree of Games and Virtual Worlds (Programming)
The AIE Canberra campus is located in Watson, a leafy suburb just to the north of the city centre. AIE Canberra, the first AIE campus, was established in 1996 in response to a demand for 3D games artists and programmers. Our industry experienced teachers have guided students through our courses to employment at every major games and 3D animation studio in Australia as well as a number of internationally renowned companies.