Whistling Woods International Institute for Film, Television & Media Arts, Mumbai is Asia's largest Film, Television, Animation and Media Arts institute, which is promoted by Subhash Ghai, Mukta Arts Ltd & Filmcity Mumbai, WWI provides world-class education in all technical and creative aspects of filmmaking and television through 2-year, full-time residential programmes in 8 specializations namely Acting, Animation, Producing, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Screenwriting & Sound.
The full-time faculty of Whistling Woods International is a body of academics and industry professionals(like Subhash Ghai, Naseeruddin Shah, Rajen Kothari, Anjum Rajabali, etc), with regular guest lectures by leading film-makers, actors & technicians (like Rakeysh Mehra, Vishal Bharadwaj, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Ashok Amritraj, Shyam Benegal, Madhuri Dixit, Govind Nihalani, Farah Khan, Makrand Deshpande, Suhasini Mulay, Neeta Lulla, Rajkumar Hirani, Nagesh Kukunoor, etc).
Whistling Woods is also highly committed to ensuring that its students move out of the school into highly creative and rewarding areas of employment both in India and overseas. Placement partnerships have been initiated with several leading media organizations like Adlabs, Arab Media Group (UAE), Anirights Infomedia, Channel V, Mukta Arts Ltd, Percept Picture Company, Pixion, Prime Focus, Sony Entertainment Television, William Morris Agency (USA), Zee TV and several more.
Acting rehearsal halls
Theatrical make-up and costume rooms
Prop & Costume storage
Film, Text & periodical library
Private film screening rooms
2 Conference Rooms with plasma screens
Top Recruiting Companies :-
Major companies hired students from Whistling Woods International institute. Few of those have been listed below :-
Adlabs, Arab Media Group (UAE), Anirights Info media, Channel V, Mukta Arts Ltd, Percept Picture Company, Pixion, Prime Focus, Sony Entertainment Television, William Morris Agency (USA), Zee TV and several more.
Partner Institutes :-
Whistling Woods International institute shares affiliations with the following institutions worldwide :-
Griffith College Australia
Seneca College Canada
The Norwegian Film Institute & Deakin College Australia
WWI is also in advanced talks with several top-tier film-schools from the USA, UK & Canada
Affiliation Status of Whistling Woods International :-
Australian Film, Television & Radio School, Deakin University, Australia, Griffith University, Norwegian Film Institute, Seneca College Canada, The Republic of Cape Town, South Africa.
Mumbai, May 22 2013 – Whistling Woods International Actors’ Studio launched its Theater Repertoire this January under the able guidance & mentorship of Head of Department and renowned Playwright Salim Arif. In the birth centenary of legendary writer and master storyteller...
Mumbai – The second edition of Cinema 100 by Whistling Woods International opened with a lot of fanfare and excitement. The inaugural session of Cinema 100 saw a star-studded line-up of dignitaries from the film fraternity like iconic screenwriter, Salim Khan; Pareena Swarup , Laxmikant...
National – Cinema 100, a unique annual initiative of Whistling Woods International , back in its second year, is poised to be bigger and better than ever. This year, rather than looking back at a glorious past; Whistling Woods International looks ahead to a golden future of Indian...
March 7 th , 2013: “Kevi Rite Jaish”, the directorial debut film of Whistling Woods alumniAbhishek Jain,recently walked away with ten awards at the 12thAnnnual Transmedia Gujarati Screen & Stage Awards 2012. The film took away the Best Film award and was lauded for their...
February, 2013 : " Six years ago we dreamt that one day our students would be part of a winning film at the Oscars … Today is that day. I'm extremely happy for my students." Said Meghna Ghai Puri beaming in pride. Three alumni of Whistling Woods were part of the...
Mumbai - Whistling Woods International Actors’ Studio present ‘Manto’ , a befitting homage to the master storyteller, Saadat Hasan Manto. In the birth centenary of this legendary writer, the student actors of one of Asia’s leading film schools organized a stage production...
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