Jonathan and Sebastian on teaching computer games developers

At PAX Australia 2014, the minion and Nalini talked to two staff, Sebastian Perri and Jonathan Strugnell, from a school that teaches computer games developers. This is that interview…

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AIE 

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 it’s graduates have won many awards over the years including being named the 2007 Australian Small Training Provider of the Year.

Sebastian Perri – Currently holds the position at AIE as AIE Incubator coordinator for the Canberra campus. Sebastian has been involved with commercially developing digital projects and teaching digital content creation for 15 years at AIE. 

Jonathan Strugnell – Currently holds the position at AIE as AIE Incubator coordinator for the Melbourne campus. Johnathan has been involved with commercially developing digital projects and teaching digital content creation for over 10 years at AIE.