What are you afraid of?

The other morning I had a conversation with a couple of colleagues who were having coffee and discussing an upcoming photo shoot. One is a creative director for an agency in the city and the other a freelance photographer. The photographer was pondering ways to capture a unique perspective on his subjects and the two [...]

Congratulations Graduates!

On May 10th, we celebrated the graduation of two programs: Video Game Design and Digital Media Production. We hosted the graduation ceremony at the excellent Matrix Hotel in downtown Edmonton. Everyone dressed up in their best as we celebrated the transition from student to creative professional for sixteen eager and energetic emerging artists. We had [...]

EDAC Announces Research & Innovation Chair, Dr. Patrick Finn

The Edmonton Digital Arts College (EDAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Patrick Finn as the inaugural Chair of Research & Innovation. Dr. Finn is a globally recognized expert in performance and technology with a deep knowledge of transmedia, media arts, and new models of research, teaching, and learning. EDAC is committed to [...]

“The Wrong Wrights” – a comic by Lee Nielsen for the Smithsonian.

EDAC head of Illustration, Lee Nielsen, has been busy. Last year, he was asked to illustrate 4 comic books for the Smithsonian Institute. In the summer, he began working on the first of these books called "The Wrong Wrights." The efforts of his work last summer have been published! Lee involved two Digital Illustration and [...]

Congratulations to Happy Harbor’s new AiR, Andrew Leung!

Happy Harbor recently selected a new Artist in Residence. We are so pleased that so many of our EDAC current students and alumni applied. On December 19th, Happy Harbor released a tweet announcing Andrew Leung (https://twitter.com/AmshelDraws) as their new AiR. Andrew is in the final phase of his Digital Illustration and Sequential Art diploma. Keep [...]

Yay! Boo! Yay! Boo! Yay!

We have a bittersweet announcement to make. Erin Hazen, our intrepid registrar and marketing manager, is leaving the Edmonton Digital Arts College (Boo!) She has accepted an excellent position as the Marketing Manager for Paris Jewellers (Yay!) Erin has been part of the college since 2011. During her time with us, we moved locations, celebrated [...]

Edmonton Digital Arts College Relocates to the new Alberta Block (former CKUA building)

  For Immediate Release: EDMONTON DIGITAL ARTS COLLEGE RELOCATES TO THE NEW ALBERTA BLOCK (FORMER CKUA BUILDING) Edmonton, AB (June 30, 2015) – After three years in the historic Mercer Warehouse, the team at Edmonton Digital Arts College is ready for their “graduation” and are excited to embark on their next phase of growth with [...]

2017-12-05T18:47:52+00:00 EDAC life, EDAC NEWS|

A Heliocentric Model of Transmedia

The media production community is gathering in Banff this week for the Banff World Media Festival. BWMF is where much of the Canadian Film and TV (TV is such an antiquated term to me) production deals are made. The time honoured process of pitching, drinking, schmoozing and closing the next great series is one that [...]

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