Stories by and about EDAC

Why Creative Based Technology Should Be Your Career Focus

At EDAC, we have been doing something for so long that we forget how different we are from other schools. Also, we have been doing this thing for a decade even before it became an important topic of conversation in the work world. What is it? We do creative work using technology. Why? Well, primarily [...]

Bread & Butter v. Glamour? We do both.

(Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash) At EDAC, we recognize that not all gigs are created equal. Often our faculty will classify two types of projects: glamour projects or bread and butter projects. Understanding the difference and how to manage them is key to finding success in your career. What are they? We typically look at glamour gigs [...]

EDAC’s New Neighbors Boost Creative Industries Presence at the Orange Hub

In January, we were excited to move our school to the Orange Hub for a variety of reasons. One of the biggest was that the facility was formerly the Centre for the Arts for MacEwan University. After MacEwan U moved out, there were dozens of spaces that had once served as photo studios, sound recording [...]

2019-05-06T11:49:25-07:00 News|

December 2018 All-School Game Jam

Students at EDAC regularly participate in silo-busting cross-program projects to help them to not only refine their technical skills, but also develop the soft skills crucial for working on multi-disciplinary teams in industry. The greatest of these cross-program projects is our one-week-long All-School Game Jam. On Monday morning, the students are divided into teams, each [...]

2018-12-11T11:40:10-07:00 News|

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 [...]

EDAC Apparel for Sale!

    Did you miss out on the Spring EDAC Apparel sale? No worries! You have another opportunity. You can view the products and order now at our online store. On the order screen you can choose to pick up your order in-person or choose to have it shipped. We have men's and ladies t-shirts [...]

2018-09-04T10:58:52-07:00 News|

EDAC Summer 2018 Game Jam

Students at EDAC regularly participate in silo-busting cross-program projects to help them to not only refine their technical skills, but also develop the soft skills crucial for working on multi-disciplinary teams in industry. The greatest of these cross-program projects is our one-week-long All-School Game Jam. On Monday morning, the students are divided into teams, each [...]

2018-08-02T09:38:00-07:00 News|

EDAC Apparel

We are now taking orders for EDAC Apparel! We have men's and ladies' t-shirts, zippered hoodies, and pullover hoodies available. View the products and place your order through our secure online store. We place orders twice per year rather than carrying stock. The deadline to place your order in this round is June 17, 2018. [...]

2018-06-14T13:18:01-07:00 News|

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 [...]

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