February 2017

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

2017-12-05T18:47:51+00:00 Creativity, Digital Design, Pursuing Excellence, Students, Web design, yegarts|

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 [...]

Digital Designers Meet Their Portfolio Mentors

2017-02-12T15:35:47+00:00 Alumni, Digital Design, News, Pursuing Excellence|

On Friday, February 10th, our Digital Media Production (DMP) diploma program students presented their mid-term portfolios to a group of EDAC alumni. Much like the popular TV series "the Voice," our DMP students were auditioning to see which of the alumni would agree to be their portfolio mentor. Our faculty selected three graduates of our [...]

Edmonton High Schools gather at Jubilee Auditorium for Youth Design Expo

2017-12-05T18:47:51+00:00 Community, Creativity, News, yegarts|

The Youth Design Expo, a showcase of exceptional digital media talent from Edmonton's high schools, makes its debut tomorrow night at the Jubilee Auditorium. Also known as #YDE2017, it brings together high school student work in photography, short film, animation and even a projection mapping installation. "We are very excited about the wide range of [...]

January 2017

Are you ready for the Digital Summer Camps at EDAC?

2017-01-25T13:52:11+00:00 Community, Creativity, Digital Design, Digital Illustration & Sequential Art, EDAC life, EDAC NEWS, Students, Video Game Design, yegarts|

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 [...]

Global Game Jam at EDAC!

2017-01-24T11:12:04+00:00 Community, Video Game Design|

This past weekend, video game designers of all stripes participated in a worldwide game design event where competing teams of up to 5 people designed and implemented a game in 48 hours. Working with GameCamp Edmonton, GDX, AMPIA, and the Global Game Jam organizers, Edmonton Digital Arts College was host to the Edmonton version of [...]

November 2016

Game Jam at EDAC

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

This last weekend saw another exciting event hosted at Edmonton Digital Arts College — Game Jam! Over the 48-hours of the weekend, competitors worked feverishly in multidisciplinary teams to create a complete video game, start to finish. Six teams comprising 26 participants competed for top honours. First prize was a $50 Steam gift card, second [...]

September 2016

Thank You Edmonton!

2017-12-05T18:47:51+00:00 Community, EDAC life, EDAC NEWS, Faculty, yegarts|

We learned today that we were voted the Best Private College in Edmonton by the readers of @vueweekly. We are honoured to have this recognition. It is a testament to our faculty and team here at EDAC. We love being downtown in one of the coolest buildings on Jasper Avenue. There is deep history in [...]

Let the Programs Begin!

2016-09-22T20:18:53+00:00 3D Animation, Community, Creativity, Digital Design, Digital Illustration & Sequential Art, EDAC life, EDAC NEWS, Faculty, Pursuing Excellence, Students, Video Game Design, Web design|

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 [...]

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