[vet-mm] information Day for gaming

Susan Bell Susan.Bell at wesleycollege.net
Tue Oct 16 16:54:21 EST 2007

Information Day for Year 12 School Leavers

Wednesday 28 November

Two sessions:

10am to 12 Noon: Games++ (programming/software development for games)

1.30 to 4.30pm: Games+Screen (3D animation/art for games and TV/film) 

Each session will cover:

. entry requirements 

. course content 

. the Australian game development industry 

. career options and pathways 

Cost: Free

Location: Australian Games Innovation Centre, Melbourne

For further information and booking details please go to:

According to Tom Crago, President of the Game Developers' Association of
Australia: 'The game development industry in Australia has doubled in
past five years and is set to double again in the next five' and, as a
result, there is a strong demand for industry-ready 3D animators and C++
programmers from Melbourne's 18 game development studios.

Did you also know?

In the 2006 financial year, sales of computer and video game hardware
software exceeded $1 billion.

Approximately 12.5 million video and computer games are purchased each

In the first six months of 2007, the total market for interactive
entertainment hardware and software grew by 30%.

Australia has 40 game development firms and has produced more than 200

Australia earns $100 million in export revenue from games each year.

The Australian interactive entertainment industry employs approximately
5,000 people.

For more facts about Australia's Interactive Entertainment industry and
latest research from Bond University see www.ieaa.com.au


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