Digital Media and Entertainment

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Digital Media and Entertainment

A thriving cultural and creative scene

The Edmonton region’s unique geographic location has contributed to a dynamic and original cultural and creative scene. Being this far north – we’ve learned how to make our own fun. From visual and digital arts to music and film, we’re a creative bunch – and it’s not limited to one scene.

Join a community of makers and risk takers

The region has a deep history in video game development with several AAA studios and a vibrant indie developer scene. Artificial intelligence is the next big frontier when it comes to digital media and game development, and we’re developing, attracting, and retaining incredible AI talent thanks to our highly ranked post-secondary institutions. We’re one of three major AI hubs in Canada.

We’re also no stranger to film productions of any size – we love the opportunity to host you and show off our natural beauty. In our region, you get access to both urban and rural, cultured and rugged. The Edmonton region is the place to be for companies looking to be part of a thriving creative community.

video game development is part of Edmonton's digital media and entertainment scene


  • Ranked 3rd globally in AI research
  • More than 85 game development studios
  • 25% lower operating costs compared to major urban centres

Discover Edmonton - Your Screen Friendly City

Our digital media and entertainment ecosystem

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Organizations (By Type)

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Companies working in our Creative Industry

  • Inflexion Games Logo
  • BioWare Logo
  • Beamdog Logo
  • Epic Games Logo
  • Humanoid Studios Logo
  • Itzy Interactive Logo
  • Muslim Kids TV Logo
  • vrCAVE Logo
  • Keywords Studios Logo
  • Baron Camera Logo
  • Dept. 9 Studios Logo
  • Film Alberta Studios Logo
  • Studio Post Logo
  • Film and Video Arts Society (FAVA) Logo

The latest from Digital Media and Entertainment

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Latest News

Upcoming Events

  • Investment announcement event – Life Sciences Week

    September 26 @ 8:00 am

    Join us on September 26th at Edmonton Global’s office to celebrate an exciting announcement for the Edmonton region.
  • Trade Mission: Europe Life Sciences

    September 29

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    The Canadian Embassy in Italy plans to organize a Canadian life sciences mission around the major European life sciences event called “Meet in Ital…
  • Trade Mission: ADIPEC 2023

    October 2

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    As the world’s most influential gathering of energy industry professionals, ADIPEC 2023, hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), …

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