EDAC’s Programs are Kind of Like Porridge. Here’s Why.

People sometimes wonder, why 10 months? Some programs offer shorter durations. Others offer longer. EDAC is kind of like Goldilocks bowl of porridge because we think that 10 months is just right. 10 months is the ideal amount of time for the kind of intensive, immersive, mentor-based, studio-oriented learning that is core to the EDAC [...]

Sea Turtles, Photogrammetry, Blender, and animation ready geometry in living creatures.

On Thursday March 28th, 2018, Jer Bot gave and artists' talk to our students about his recent work creating animation capable meshes for living creatures that have been scanned in 3D form using a technique called photogrammetry. If you are a fan of EDAC, you know that adjunct faculty member, Owen Murray has been using [...]

Content Creators Unite! Why It Is Vital That We Stop Delineating Content Creators From Game Producers.

This is a personal blog post from EDAC's executive director, Owen Brierley. This is the first in a series of posts about the video game industry, Edmonton's relevance in the video game industry, the importance of language as new policies are adopted and the importance of finding common ground with other media forms while still [...]

Announcing our New Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition Program!

EDAC is excited to announce a great new offering that allows those interested in our programs a set of options that help address their learning needs. We have been noticing that some of our applicants have the qualifications and experience that doesn't require them to attend the full duration of one of our programs. These [...]

EDAC Hosts the Launch of Government of Alberta’s Two New Funding Grants for the Interactive Digital Media and Post Production/Animation

Our studio, the Werskstatt, was buzzing with activity this morning as we setup student demos and interactive spaces for a press conference to announce two major grants for the Post Production/Animation and Interactive Digital Media from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism for the Government of Alberta. Minister Ricardo Miranda had a hands on tour [...]

48 Hour Anti-Racism Film Festival YEG

When faced with issues in our society, creative people create. We sing, dance, act, film, improvise, interact, and engage audiences on the topics that affect us the most. February is Black History Month, and the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is in March. EDAC is honoured to be hosting the Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation's annual 48 Hour [...]

Edmonton High Schools gather at Jubilee Auditorium for Youth Design Expo

The Youth Design Expo, a showcase of exceptional digital media talent from Edmonton's high schools, makes its debut tomorrow night at the Jubilee Auditorium. Also known as #YDE2017, it brings together high school student work in photography, short film, animation and even a projection mapping installation. "We are very excited about the wide range of [...]

Are you ready for the Digital Summer Camps at EDAC?

Edmonton Digital Arts College is excited to announce our Digital Summer Camps for 2017! We have expanded the program offerings from last year to include two new formats! In August we will be offering a series of advanced camps that will last two weeks allow attendees to create more complex projects than what they would [...]

Global Game Jam at EDAC!

This past weekend, video game designers of all stripes participated in a worldwide game design event where competing teams of up to 5 people designed and implemented a game in 48 hours. Working with GameCamp Edmonton, GDX, AMPIA, and the Global Game Jam organizers, Edmonton Digital Arts College was host to the Edmonton version of [...]

Thank You Edmonton!

We learned today that we were voted the Best Private College in Edmonton by the readers of @vueweekly. We are honoured to have this recognition. It is a testament to our faculty and team here at EDAC. We love being downtown in one of the coolest buildings on Jasper Avenue. There is deep history in [...]

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