To be the most preferred destination for all youth seeking world-class media & communication education that blends media creativity with communication business and technologies.
Provide world-class media & communication education that combines content with business and technology of communication, is futuristic, research and application-oriented, digital and socially responsible.
Promoted by Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, Mukta Arts Limited & Filmcity Mumbai, Whistling Woods International is Asia's largest Film, Television, Animation and Media Arts institute, providing world-class education in all technical and creative aspects of filmmaking and television. The campus is based in Mumbai's Film & Television Production centre Filmcity, and offers courses that vary in duration from 10 months to 30 months, both full-time and part time in nature. All major specializations of the Media & Entertainment industry are catered to, including Acting, Animation, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Producing, Screenwriting and Sound as well and Television & Broadcasting Studies. Whistling Woods International also offers, in association with Manipal University, India's first MBA in the Media & Entertainment.
The WWI School of Media and Communication is the new age media & communication institute which conducts two years long PG/MBA (weekdays) and PG/Executive MBA (weekends) courses and three years long UG/BBA (weekdays) course in Media, Communication & Entertainment Management. The courses have four areas of Specialization: Journalism (Print, TV, Cyber), Entertainment Media (TV, Radio, Cinema), Advertising & Brand Communication, and PR, Corporate Communication & Event Management.
It is run on the premise of Experiential Brick and Portal, the pedagogy blending learning by doing with learning from the classroom and learning from the internet. Half the evaluation here is through continuous flow of assignments and projects, and the other half is through written examinations. Each full-time course trainee has to do three internships, two in the industry and one in the NGO sector, and complete eight live industry projects with clients, which lead to their compulsory placements at the end of the course at MBA level, and higher education or placements at BBA level.
The School of Media and Communication is headed by the former Director of Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication and the later Founder-Director of Indira School of Communication, and has a bevy of 6 senior media academicians as faculty and more than 40 industry professionals as visiting faculty.