Edmonton Digital Arts College

The Edmonton Digital Arts College (EDAC) is a private post-secondary school in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that thrives on merging arts and technology in a mentor-oriented learning environment. Students at the EDAC build a foundation of skills based on industry-relevant best practices. They develop their professional practice in a studio setting and enter the digital media industries ready for the cultural and work demands of their chosen discipline.

Recent Blog Posts

Why Creative Based Technology Should Be Your Career Focus
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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, prima...
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Bread & Butter v. Glamour? We do both.
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(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 a...
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EDAC’s New Neighbors Boost Creative Industries Presence at the Orange Hub
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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 reco...
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December 2018 All-School Game Jam
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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...
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We Won’t Forget: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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On December 6, 1989 14 women in Montreal were murdered by a man with a gun at the École Polytechnique de Montreal. These murders occured based solely on gender and the fact that these women were students and staff at a technology school is significant for us at the Edmonton Digital Arts College. ...
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EDAC’s Programs are Kind of Like Porridge. Here’s Why.
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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-orie...
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Here We Grow Again!
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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 capaci...
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EDAC Apparel for Sale!
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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...
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EDAC Summer 2018 Game Jam
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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. The greatest of these cross-program projects is our one-week-long All-School Game...
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EDAC Apparel
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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 t...
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