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Whistling Woods International is India’s premier institute for Film, Communication & Creative Arts, founded by one of India’s leading filmmaker - Subhash Ghai & promoted by Mukta Arts Ltd. Whistling Woods International (WWI) runs world-class undergraduate, postgraduate & Diploma programs in Acting, Animation, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Producing, Screenwriting, Sound, Visual Effects, Production Design, Music Composition, Media Management Studies, Fashion and Visual Communication Design. All the degrees & diplomas are awarded by WWI’s university partner - The Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

The Hollywood Reporter has rated Whistling Woods International amongst the Ten Best Film Schools in the world on multiple occasions.


The full-time faculty of WWI is a body of academics and renowned industry professionals. Students at Whistling Woods also learn from some of the most successful & talented professionals in the Indian & international Film, Media & Entertainment industry.

The Institute is highly committed to ensuring that its students move into the industry in creative and rewarding areas of employment. Since its first batch graduated in 2008, WWI has graduated over 1600 students and over 90% of them are very gainfully employed in the Indian & global Media & Entertainment industry.

Over the past decade, WWI has entered into technology partnerships with the leading technology brands like Apple, ARRI, Autodesk, Auro, Avid, Carl Zeiss, Dolby, Foxconn, Fraunhofer, Google, HP, NVIDIA, Red Cameras, Sennheiser, Sony, ToonBoom & more. In India’s first academia-industry partnership, WWI has partnered with Reliance Jio to set up a Virtual Reality Development Lab to create India’s first generation of Cinematic VR filmmakers.

The above is just a snapshot of what Whistling Woods International has achieved in the span of a decade and the institution strongly marches on its way to fulfilling its goal – to be the thought leader for Film & Media education globally.