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Academy of Digital Arts Graduate Showcase
The Academy of Digital Arts is excited to invite you and members of the industry to come and join us in celebrating our amazingly talented graduates as they are about to set off into industry. Read More.
Is your business innovating the right way?
Ever wondered why fresh ideas are so challenging to generate in a business environment? Or why those ideas so often lose momentum or fizzle out altogether somewhere between conceptualisation and actualisation? Finding ways to encourage Read More.
The Academy of Digital Arts launches real-time Virtual Classes
New Virtual Class Offering by Academy of Digital Arts The internationally-renowned Academy of Digital Arts has just launched a brand-new, real-time virtual short course offering, blending the best of live, instructor-led teaching with the convenience Read More.
Creating and connecting through crisis
The Academy of Digital Arts’ plan of action for Covid-19 As the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic sweeps through the world with devastating effect, the arts have never been more important in keeping us sane and connected. As such, the Academy of Read More.
Academy of Digital Arts students release free-to-download arcade games
After only four months of training at the Academy of Digital Arts, this year’s Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment students have just released their very first, publicly playable and free-to-download desktop games. Designed and developed from scratch in Read More.
Top 5 Graphic Design Trends 2019
2019 is proving to be another exciting year for design. Graphic design trends are constantly evolving – there is a huge shift in design thinking and how it’s being experienced. This inspires graphic designers to Read More.
Iziko Museum exhibit receives exciting updates for 2020
Last year, as part of the Game students’ curriculum’s live project, the Academy of Digital Arts partnered with the Iziko Slave Lodge Museum to launch a cutting-edge, interactive, augmented reality exhibit for their Ancient Egypt wing. The KEMET exhibit, Read More.
Why Photography is an Important Skill for Designers
The creative industry is a competitive one, and designers are increasingly asked to go above and beyond to fulfil their clients’ needs. One of the most crucial weapons in their arsenal? Photography. Being good behind Read More.
The dark side of creative internships
Search through the job listings for creative careers in South Africa, and you’ll start to notice a curious trend emerging. While middle- and heavy-weights are in relatively high demand, entry-level junior positions (as in, open Read More.
Academy of Digital Arts students bring Iziko Museum exhibit to life
Simulating realistic professional projects for their students is a core part of the Friends of Design Academy of Digital Arts’ approach to creative education. When it comes to their Game Graphics and Multimedia Entertainment Department, however, the Academy is simulating far more than Read More.