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 set to move to the Orange Hub in January 2019 After three years in the recently revitalized Alberta Block Building (former CKUA building) on Jasper Avenue, EDAC is moving to the Orange Hub (MacEwan U’s former Centre for the Arts) on Stony Plain Road. The move will double the classroom capacity for the college [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
We asked EDAC Faculty and Students for their highlights of 2017, and here's what they had to say! "Quitting my job, and going back to school." - Josie Kilar "Being accepted into the college." - Jackson Peters "When we went to Table Top Cafe [...]
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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 [...]