Callum’s animation for ASPECT Australia

AIE alumnus,  Callum Guerney ( Sydney 2016) has recently finished making and editing a stop-motion video for ASPECT Australia. It will been publicly shown at The Asia Pacific Autism Conference to be held in September in  Sydney.   The video, along with the message is a powerful reminder of the devastating impact that bullying can have…

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How Australia’s gaming industry is leading the way in fighting sexism

(Photo:  Katie Stegs, Shell Osborne (AIE Sydney tutor) , Lauren Fletcher, Bea Bravo and Kim Allom from Blushbox, at Pax Australia 2017. Photograph: Blushbox) A crop of female developers is aiming to empower more women to break into a historically male-dominated industry to right the gender imbalance and, ultimately, creates game suited to, well, women  Females…

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Australian women game for career growth overseas

PHOTO Rebecca Fernandez was a member of the programming team that made Tricky Towers. SUPPLIED: ACMI Siobhan Reddy and Rebecca Fernandez are two Australian women working abroad to take their careers in the video game industry to the next level. When the global financial crisis hit in the late 2000s, Australia’s resilience was not actually…

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Mighty Kingdoms Success shared by AIE Graduates

Great to see that Mobile App developer, Mighty Kingdom, is a finalist  finalist for the Impact Awards, an award recognising South Australian companies with a business, model, management and solution for greater impact on global markets! Mighty Kindom has hired a number of AIE Adelaide Graduates, including Reece Howe, Phoebe Shaw, Eduardo Cardenas, Rhys Bartholomew…

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How to land a job in the games industry – by Sam Cartwright

It’s around this time of year that many of our second-year students start thinking about their employment prospects after graduation. According to the 2016 Census, the number of digital game development businesses in Australia at the end of June 2016 was just 80. This is down from 84 in 2012. These 80 businesses employed a…

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AIE Alumni and Teacher Leading the Way

Computer games and tech: Female new wave making a mark (ANNABEL HENNESSY, The Daily Telegraph) MEET the gamechangers. These female coders and developers are smashing the glass ceiling of Australia’s booming tech industry. While game development has traditionally been a boy’s club, major courses are reporting a spike in female enrolments as game development goes…

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Inaugural Adelaide Alumni Meet-up

Good to kick-start the Adelaide Alumni group last Thursday evening. A small, but enthusiastic group met at the Exeter Hotel to swop experiences and catch up with old classmates. It was really good to see the graduates from Mighty Kingdom, including Patrick Bertoldo (Sydney 2014), Rhys Bartholomew and Reece Howe (Adelaide 2016)   as they…

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