Whistling Woods International - [WWI], Mumbai

Whistling Woods International - [WWI], Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra UGC Estd 2006 Private

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June 25: WWI is inviting applications for admission to various UG, PG, PG Diploma Courses. Apply Here

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June 5: Inviting applications for admission to UG, Integrated and PG Diploma Programs. Last date to apply is June. Apply Here

Whistling Woods International (WWI), Mumbai is recognized as a ‘Great Place to Study’ by Skilltree Knowledge Consortium and was award as such by the UK House of Commons and rated as one of the Ten Best Film Schools in the world, in the issues of ‘The Hollywood Reporter’. The institute has a record of providing 90% placement to its students. More than 1900 alumni are successfully working in the Media & Entertainment industry. WWI Mumbai offers degree and diploma programs in the discipline of Filmmaking, Mass Communication, Event Management, Fashion, Design, etc.

Whistling Woods International Highlights

Established | Institute Type2006 | Private
Approved byTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Affiliated toTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Courses OfferedUG, PGD & Advanced Diploma
Application Mode | FeesOnline | INR 3000
Admission CriteriaEntrance Test + GD + PI
Top RecruitersKwan Talent Management, Balaji, Arre, Bling Entertainment, Social Kinnect, Mukta A2 Cinema, Greenroom, Perfect Relations, Event Capital
Global PartnersGriffith University; The Victora College of Arts; University of Melbourne; TAFE, Sydney; Deakin University, Australia; Bradford College, UK and many more
Facilities Available

Acting & Dance/Yoga Studios, Theatrical Make-up & Costume Rooms, Prop & Costume Storage, Film, Text & Periodical Library, Gymnasium, etc

Official Websitehttps://www.whistlingwoods.net/
Admission Helpdesk+91 8451803851 / +91 8451803852 / 022-62716070
LocationFilmcity Complex,
Goregaon East, Mumbai

Quick Facts

  • Partnered with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences - one of India’s most reputed universities - to ratify all its courses.
  • Graduated over 1900 students to date with over 90% gainfully employed with several leading Film & Media organizations in India & overseas.
  • WWI was accepted as a full member of CILECT (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision) – a global association of film schools, which lays very high standards on admitting members.
  • WWI is a contributor & advisor to both the Media & Entertainment Skills Council (Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship) & TISS-SVE (Ministry of Human Resource Development).
  • Scholarships and fee waivers to less-privileged students of over US $ 1 million over the past thirteen years.

Whistling Woods International Rankings and Achievements

  • 10 Must-Watch Media & Mass Communication Institutions in India, 2019 In Higher Education Digest magazine.
  • Listed by The Knowledge Review Magazine in the list of 10 Most Admired Media & Mass Communication Institutes, 2019.
  • Awarded Excellence in Creative & Performing Arts at the 6th FICCI Higher Education Excellence Awards 2019.
  • Awarded as the Top Animation Institute with Best Infrastructure in India by Image Planet, at the India’s Top Animation Education Institutes Award, 2019.
  • Rated as among the Top Institutes of Influence globally in 2015 by Forbes India.
  • WWI alumni were part of the Oscar Award-winning Animation, Cinematography & VFX teams for ‘The Jungle Book’ and ‘Life of Pi.’

Schools under Whistling Woods International

The institutes under WWI Mumbai are as follows:

  • School of Creative Arts, Mumbai
  • School of Filmmaking
  • Actor’s Studio
  • School of Media & Communication
  • School of Event Management
  • School of Design
  • School of Fashion
  • School of Animation
  • School of Music

Check: WWI Mumbai Departments

Whistling Woods International Courses

WWI Mumbai offers UG and PG Diploma Courses in the discipline of Filmmaking, Mass Communication, Event Management, Fashion, Design, etc. Tabulated below are the details for same:

CourseSpecializationEligibility
B.Sc, B.AFilmmaking10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board
B.AScreenwriting
Acting
Fashion Design
Music Production & Composition
BBAMedia & Communication
PGDMedia & Entertainment, Game DesignBachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
PGPEvent Management & Experiential Marketing10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board
Advanced DiplomaFilmmaking10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board
Acting
DiplomaScreenwriting10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board and should have published articles/ blogs/ short stories/ novels/ script
CertificateScreenwriting for Web & TV Series10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board
Integrated B.A + PG DiplomaVisual Communication Design

Check: WWI Mumbai Courses and Fees

Whistling Woods International Admission

Candidates must visit the college website to fill the application form.

How to Apply?

  • Fill up the form correctly and pay the fees of INR 3000 through online payment gateway and download the acknowledgment slip.
  • After receiving the application fees, the college will inform the applicants to appear for the required entrance test, group discussion/ personal Interview.
  • Applicants must visit the college campus on the stipulated dates.

The final selection will be done on the basis of the following tests:

CourseSelection Criteria
B.A/ B.ScGAT, CAT + PI
B.A
Diploma
BBAGAT + GD
PG Diploma
Certificate ProgramMerit-based + PI
PGP
Integrated Program

Check: WWI Mumbai Admission

Whistling Woods International Placement

WWI Mumbai has a placement cell that provides various training to students for their on-campus recruitment. The cell bridges a gap between the media industry and students. Some of the placement highlights are as follows:

Placement Record of WWI Mumbai

ParticularsBBA (Media & Communication)PGD (Media & Entertainment)
Maximum SalaryINR 3.25 LPAINR 4 LPA
Minimum SalaryINR 3.75 LPAINR 2.5 LPA
Average SalaryINR 2.5 LPAINR 3 LPA
Average Placement % for last three years90%85%
Top RecruitersKwan Talent Management, Balaji, Arre, Bling Entertainment, PVR Cinema, The Culture Machine, The Glitch, McCann, Republic Media Network, Weber ShandwickSocial Kinnect, Mukta A2 Cinema, Greenroom, Perfect Relations, Event Capital, Jack in the Box Worldwide, Mukta Arts Limited, FCB Ulka

Whistling Woods International Facilities

The sprawling campus of WWI is fitted with top-of-the-line equipment in well maintained & designated areas. This ensures that students imbibe the academic and tactical aspects of their curriculum. Some of them are as follows:

  • 40 Classrooms - acoustically paneled with projection & audio systems
  • 3 Foundation lecture halls
  • 9 Workshop rooms
  • 5 Acting & Dance/Yoga studios
  • Theatrical make-up & costume rooms
  • Prop & Costume storage
  • Film, Text & Periodical library 
  • Gymnasium
  • Cafeteria
  • ATM

Whistling Woods International Faculty

WII Mumbai has a large and diverse faculty of highly qualified and experienced faculty members. The faculty is known for its leadership in education. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The institute has a team of highly qualified faculty members, the majority of them have a long teaching experience and are associated with the institution for many years.

Check: WWI Mumbai Faculty

Whistling Woods International FAQs

Ques. What is the intake capacity for BBA & PGD?

Ans. The intake capacity for BBA & PGD is as follows:

  • BBA:130
  • PGD: 80

Ques. What is the reservation criteria for admission?

Ans. As per Government of India norms, 15%, 7.5% and 27% reservation is available to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes (non-creamy layer) respectively, for each of the programs. In addition, supernumerary seats are allocated to Persons With Disabilities (3%), Kashmiri migrants (1%) and children of the Armed Forces Employees (5%).

Ques. What are the specialization offered under PGD Media & Entertainment?

Ans. The specialization offered under PGD Media & Entertainment are Audio Video Production, Journalism, PR, Events & Corporate Communications, Advertising & Brand Management.

Ques. What is the weightage criteria for selection?

Ans. The weightage criteria for selection is tabulated below:

ParametersWeightage (%)
General Aptitude Test (GAT)30
Creative Ability Test (CAT)20
Personal Statement of Purpose (SOP)20
Personal Interview (PI)30

Ques. What is the procedure for cancellation of admission?

Ans. In case of cancellation of admission by a candidate, after the closing date of admissions, the Application fee paid by him/ her will not be refunded.

WWI, Mumbai Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
BA₹9 Lakhs10+2
B.Sc₹9 Lakhs10+2
Diploma₹10.5 Lakhs-
BA + PG Diploma₹4.25 Lakhs10+2
Certification--
B.Sc + PG Diploma₹4.25 Lakhs-
BBA₹3.33 Lakhs10+2
Select Degree : BA B.Sc Diploma BA + PG Diploma Certification B.Sc + PG Diploma
Select Stream : Management Science Arts Mass Communications

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Film City Complex,Goregaon (East)
Mumbai - 400065
Maharashtra , India

3.08KmShiv Shahi Prakalp/Mantri Park
9.43KmHelipad Film City airport

022-62716070 , 62716175 , 62716227 , 62716181

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