About AIE Online

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is Australia's most awarded 3D animation, game design and visual FX educator. Created as a non-profit organisation to grow the creative digital sector, AIE pioneered the development of specialist game qualifications and continues to innovate through industry partnerships and dynamic teaching.

AIE courses are practical, career-focused and delivered by industry experienced teachers in a seriously fun and creatively-demanding studio environment. AIE (and its graduates) have won many awards over the years including being named the Australian Small Training Provider of the Year in 2007 and 2016.

AIE Online

AIE has been running courses online since 2005 and a dedicated online campus was established in 2012 to focus on providing the best training and support possible for our online students. AIE Online is staffed by a friendly team who make every effort to inject the AIE experience into everything we do. Our teachers are experienced industry professionals who love teaching and are just as passionate about games and film as our students.

Online education is the choice for many people who want to choose when and where they study. All AIE courses are available for online study: whether you are looking to learn more about the fundamentals of games and film or looking at getting qualifications, knowledge and industry skills to pursue a career.

AIE’s Online courses are taught in virtual classrooms which bring the experiences of class-based education to online learning. Students can watch lectures, participate in live tutorials and interact with other students during and after classes. All sessions are recorded allowing students to go back over notes or catch-up on missed sessions. Teachers present group instruction, facilitate group projects and conduct private one-on-one support.

We’re keen to help you meet your learning goals and support a range of study options for those who are too busy to keep up with a strict study schedule. Let us know what you’re trying to achieve, and we will suggest the best plan for you.

AIE’s Vision statement

To be the premier 3D animation, visual effects and computer games educator in Australia and globally through the development of innovative courses and industry development.

AIE’s Mission statement

To be a catalyst for building the interactive entertainment and related industries, primarily, by producing industry ready graduates through the provision of world class 3D animation, visual effects and game development education.


AIE has impressive workplace connections. Develop skills demanded by industry


The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is Australia’s most awarded 3D animation, game design and visual FX educator.


Nurturing the practical skills and experience required to succeed.


AIE Graduates work on the top games and films worldwide.

Industry Veteran Teachers

Ryan Ware

Senior Visual Effects Teacher
Ryan Ware | AIE Online Teacher
The Hobbit | AIE Teacher Work

The Hobbit
Penguins of Madagascar

Ali Wetherell

3D Art Teacher
Ali Wetherell | AIE Online Teacher
Scooby Doo | AIE Teacher Work

Fall Out Tactics
Scooby Doo
Little Mermaid

Craig Bentick

Design Teacher
Craig Bentick | AIE Online Teacher
The Dark Knight Rises | AIE Teacher Work

Destroy All Humans
The Dark Knight Rises
London 2012 Olympics

Masha Juergens

Animation Teacher
Masha Juergens | AIE Online Teacher
Legend Of The Guardians | AIE Teacher Work

Chronicles Of Narnia
Walking With Dinosaurs
Legend Of The Guardians

Lets get started!

We have limited class sizes that are filling up quickly. Apply now to secure your place in the course.