AIE News

2020-2021 Academic Year Scholars List

The Academy of Interactive Entertainment recognizes the academic rigor of high-performing students who have earned a high grade point average (GPA) through the Scholars List. Students with a 3.5 or higher GPA for this academic year are listed and students with a 3.8 GPA or higher have an asterisk to denote they’re received High Honors.…

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AIE Student Lands Prestigious Internship with Gaming Industry Leader Riot Games

  A continual passion for video games has led Second-Year student Catherine Levine to have an opportunity with gaming industry powerhouse Riot Games, known for game titles like League of Legends and Valorant.  Her journey to the Riot Games internship started with learning about some of the cultural changes happening at the company. Riot Game’s emphasis on culture and people ultimately attracted Catherine…

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AIE OPEN HOUSE – JUNE 5TH 2021

Get an inside look at career options in the video game and visual effects industry and learn what it will take to be a part of the world. Learn from AIE professors about all four of our disciplines; Game Programming, Game Art and Animation, Game Design and Production, and 3D Animation &VFX for Film. You…

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Artcade Logo 2020 | AIE

Artcade June 20th 2020

Artcade is a FREE online event dedicated to promoting video game development, independent film and art unique to Acadiana. Artcade is presented by the Academy of Interactive Entertainment.

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AIE’s National Veterans Roll Call

The National Roll Call project is a national grassroots effort to make Veterans Day on every campus a special time of appreciation and reflection. The 2019 National Roll Call honors those who have served and are serving, as well as the fallen. On November 11, AIE will conduct a simultaneous “minute of silence” at 11:00…

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3 Major Reasons Why Conventions and Conferences Are Important for Your Career

There’s something for everyone at any convention or conference, but why do so many industry people attend events like PAX and GDC (Game Developer’s Conference) every year? 1. Limitless Opportunities By going to conventions and conferences, you will have so many opportunities to make friends, connections, and people that may want to join you on…

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Lafayette Campus Game Jam – November 8th

What is a game jam? The goal of a game jam is to come together and make a game (be it a videogame, board game, card game…) Jammers quickly come up with new ideas, and make quick sketches of how they might work to prototype and playtest. Often jammers have a theme or central idea…

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