WWI Virtual Academy offers a 1 year online foundation course in Filmmaking. Designed by experts and divided into 9 modules, this course will help students understand the basics of all crafts of filmmaking, viz. screenwriting, direction, producing, cinematography, editing and sound design.
Innovative tools of
learning and assessment
Engaging program with
54 hours of structured learning
Exploratory, demonstrative and
progressive training sessions
Film analysis of prominent
feature films from Indian
and World cinema
Regular assessments and feedback
to ensure better learning
Our esteemed members of the faculty have gained deep knowledge and experience over years in the industry. The Virtual Academy gives students, access to the wisdom of these stalwarts. We have a few short videos, where these experts introduce the course content.
To know more about our courses
Founded by one of India's leading filmmakers - Subhash Ghai - and promoted by Mukta Arts Limited, Whistling Woods International(WWI) 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.
Over the past decade, Whistling Woods has offered pioneering education in India in several areas of Film and Media Education
➤ Producing – WWI started India’s first program for producers in 2006
➤ MBA in Media & Entertainment – started India’s first MBA in Media & Entertainment in 2008
➤ Content Creation, Audience Development & Monetisation for YouTube – India’s only institute running this Google-certified specialised training for digital content creation in association with YouTube, since 2014-15
➤ 3D stereoscopic filmmaking – the only school to have a complete 3D stereoscopic filmmaking pipeline, from camera to screen, since 2010
Taking this history forward and in its continuing endeavour to further the cause of Film and Media Education globally, Whistling Woods International presents its latest pioneering effort - The Whistling Woods Virtual Academy - an online educational platform through which Whistling Woods will continue to deliver its unique pioneering world-class education.
WWI Virtual Academy is the result of the vision of the Chairman, Mr. Subhash Ghai and the President, Mrs. Meghna Ghai Puri. This initiative will help in building a stronger community of film-makers and filmmaking aspirants.
Apart from Film and Media Education, one of the key concepts that Whistling Woods has been trying to proliferate is to enable
creative education to have a greater reach across all echelons of society and all
platforms of education.
Mr. Subhash Ghai
The changes we are bringing to media education, and by causality, the Media and Entertainment industry, does not permit us
to sit back and rest. Ever. This has paved the way for larger things to come.
Mrs. Meghna Ghai Puri
We believe that creativity is about breaking existing rules. But in order to break rules, first you have to know and understand
the rules comprehensively.
Mr. Ravi Gupta