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Digital Designers Begin Their Specialization Phase. What Happens Next Will Blow Your Mind.

Today, our class of Digital Designers (Digital Media Production diploma program or DMP) begin the Specialization phase of their program. During the Specialization phase, students are given "the keys to the bus" meaning that they choose their own projects and work on those projects from pitch to completion during the phase. One of the focus [...]

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 [...]

Let the Programs Begin!

On Tuesday we welcomed four programs of new students to EDAC. Our faculty and existing group of students embraced the new recruits. All the new students received a First Day Kit complete with an unboxing ceremony. Tanya Camp of BucketDuck and Miles Konrad of SnoGlobe designed these kits along with a rad concept that captured the passion [...]

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 SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION SESSION! JUNE 16th, 2016

Join us on Thursday June 16th, to learn about EDAC's AWESOME SUMMER CAMPS! Fill out the signup form below so we know how many cookies to bake. :)   EDAC Information Session SCHEDULE 6:30PM - 7:30PM -- Explore each of our studios and talk with mentors and students about the EDAC Summer Camps experience. Loading...

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“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 [...]

Open House Warming (Ugly Christmas Sweater Party)!

Join us for a noggin' great time! Come check out our new digs in the old CKUA building on Jasper and 105th (next door to Jobber) on Wednesday, December 9th at 5:30PM. Bring us a housewarming gift from your basement! Yeah! Ugly lamps, strange upholstery, bizarre sculpture, ancient board games... you name it! We need [...]

Trusting the Process is not About Control.

One of the ideas that we champion at EDAC is the need to "trust the process." This is a phrase that I first heard from Ronnie del Carmen during a Storyboarding workshop at the Banff Centre. The phrase immediately resonated for me because it was an idea that I was familiar with having worked as an [...]

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Worried You Won’t Be Accepted to the Edmonton Digital Arts College?

Over the past few months, many applicants have asked about entrance requirements. Also, as we chat with potential students, we discover that many of them think it is really tough to get into our school. Actually, the process is not about testing you to discourage you, it is designed to help us get to know [...]

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