Stories by and about EDAC

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+00:00 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 [...]

EDAC Game Jam is Back!

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

2018-03-06T14:23:50+00:00 News|

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 [...]

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT – Emily Manderscheid

Emily Manderscheid is an EDAC Digital Illustration and Sequential Art graduate from 2016. Emily entered the illustration program knowing that afterwards she would pursue a career as a tattoo artist. Here’s some words from her on how she made the transition from digital illustration to tattoo work over the last year.Emily:“Transitioning [...]

2017-12-06T15:48:09+00:00 News|

How to save multiple photos into a PDF document

Several of the programs at EDAC require a portfolio submission as a part of the application process. To save and send your images in an easy and organized way, the best method is to convert them into a single PDF file. There are many programs which can be used for this task, but for an easy [...]

2017-12-05T18:47:51+00:00 News|

Why VR and AR are important to your future

It seems that Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) have been all the buzz lately, but are they really that important for your career potential? We believe they are. At EDAC, we have integrated VR projects as part of our curriculum in the Video Game Design diploma program. Our game designers learn to develop [...]

EDAC Game Jam

This week, August 14-18, we are holding our first-ever all-school Game Jam. The students from all four of our programs, illustration, animation, graphic design and video game design, are working in multi-disciplinary groups to create a playable game by 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Students at EDAC regularly participate in silo-busting cross-program projects, but this is [...]

2017-12-05T18:47:51+00:00 News|
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