Whistling Woods International (WWI)

Whistling Woods International (WWI)

Full member



Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
Whistling Woods International (WWI)
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
Whistling Woods International (WWI)
Year of Foundation:
2006
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
2010
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
NA
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
NA
Name of Director:
Meghna Ghai-Puri
Address :
Whistling Woods International, Filmcity Complex, Goregaon East, Mumbai - 400065
Country:
India
Website:

Mission & Strategy

Whistling Woods' mission is to be the thought leader for Media & Entertainment education and to create the next generation of filmmakers and media entertainment professionals.

Financing

Sources of financing

Percentage of the Total
State Funds:
0%
Public Funds:
0%
Private Funds:
0%
Students’ Fees:
95%
Sales of School Product:
1%
Rentals of Premises/Facilities/Equipment/Services:
4%
Donations:
0%

Types of financing

Percentage of the Total
Cash:
100%
In-Kind :
0%

Degree areas

BA in Acting (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA in Fashion Design (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA in Filmmaking with specialisations in Screenwriting (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BA in Music Production & Composition (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BBA in Media & Communication (Bachelor in Business Administration (3 years), Full-Time)
BSc / BA in Animation Filmmaking (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BSc / BA in Filmmaking with specialisation in Sound Recording & (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BSc / BA in Filmmaking with specialisations in Cinematography (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BSc / BA in Filmmaking with specialisations in Direction (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BSc / BA in Filmmaking with specialisations in Editing (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)
BSc / BA in Filmmaking with specialisations in Producing (Bachelor of Science (3 years), Full-Time)
BSC/BA in Filmmaking with specialisation in VFX (Bachelor of Arts (3 years), Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Basic Short Courses
(for students with a high Institution diploma ONLY):
Yes
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with a B.A degree):
Yes
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with an M.A or M.F.A. degree):
No
Advanced Training of Professionals:
Yes

Student incentives

Total value of fee reductions per year:
70,000 Euro
Percentage of students receiving
full fee reductions per year:
5 %
Percentage of students using
institutions canteen :
100 %

Staff

Full-time
Part-time
Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
40
10
Teaching Assistants:
5
0
Industry Professionals:
0
300
Administrative Staff:
30
0
Technical Staff:
50
0

Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Facilities, equipment & production

Area:

Total Area of the Institution:
14,000  sq.m.
Total Area of Recreational & Social Facilities (gyms, pools, bars, lounges, restaurants, parks, etc.):
100  sq.m.
LAN Access Area :
14,000  sq.m.
Wi-Fi Access Area:
14,000  sq.m.

Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes
Specialized Books on Film/TV/Media/Arts/etc. (Total):
7,000
Professional Films on DVD, Blu-Ray, etc. (Total):
10,000
Student Films (Total):
500

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.
Lecture Auditoriums:
2
Computer Auditoriums:
5
Sound Stages:
3
TV Studios:
1 x 230sqm
Theatre Stages (for work with actors):
1
Editing Studios:
10
Sound Studios (recording, editing, mixing, foley):
7
Music Recording Studios:
1
Still Photography Studios:
1
Visual Effects Studios:
2
Animation Studios:
3
Screening Halls (with capacity less than 50 people):
25
Screening Halls (with capacity between 50-350 people):
8
Screening Halls (with capacity more than 350 people):
1

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21
Film Cameras 35 mm:
1 ArriCam
Film Cameras 16 mm:
1 Arri SRII
Digital Cinema Cameras:
• Sony CineAlta F65 4k HD camera – 1 • Sony CineAlta F55 4k HD camera – 1 • Sony CineAlta F35 4k HD camera – 1 • Sony CineAlta F
HD Cameras:
• Sony PXW160 – 9
SD Cameras:
• Canon EOS 5D MkIII DSLRs – 4 • Sony A7S DSLRs – 7
Broadcast Cameras:
• Sony D50 – 2

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID
Digital:
• Adobe Premier Pro – 70 • Avid Media Composer – 33 • Final Cut

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic
Basic Field Recording Equipment:
Deva Location Recorders, 770T Location recorders
Advanced Film Recording Equipment:
Hollowphone mics for dolby 5.1 location recording
Editing Sound Stations:
5 DAW Suites
Basic Mixing Tables:
5 DAW Suites
Advanced Mixing Tables:
3 nos Digital Surround Mix

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac
Basic:
• 33 DaVinci Resolve colour grading workstations • Animation Lab
Advanced:
• VFX Lab - 10 workstations with Maya, Nuke, PF Track, Particle

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.

Total Annual Production:

Hours
35 mm:
NIL
16 mm:
NIL
Video:
30 hours
Digital:
5 hours

Strategic alliances with the industry

Sony
Google
Red Cameras
Adobe
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