Whistling Woods International announces scholarship for January Intake

Whistling Woods International announces scholarship for January Intake

550 students on campus, 40 world-class full-time faculty, regular industry interface, successful placements, state-of-the-art facilities

Known for encouraging talent and offering world-class education, Whistling Woods International (WWI) has announced scholarships up to 100% for their unique post-graduation programmes for the January 2015 batch. The programmes include Diploma in Filmmaking, MBA in Media & Entertainment + PG Programme in Media and Communication and Diploma in Acting. The entrance exam for the January batch is scheduled for November 29 in Mumbai, Kolkata, and Delhi. The last date of registration is November 28.

Whistling Woods International offers a range of scholarships to ensure the best, self-motivated students who are passionate about their chosen career path avail of the opportunity and realize their dreams.

Scholarships are awarded at the beginning of the first and second years of every incoming class. These scholarships are based on both academic & extracurricular performances as well as demonstrated financial need.

WWI so far has awarded part and full scholarships to over 100 students on a need & merit basis.

Meghna Ghai Puri, President, Whistling Woods International, says “At WWI, we believe in giving

students a platform to nurture and grow their talent. Through our scholarships, we aim at encouraging

students who have the passion and aptitude, but do not have the means to get education at a world-

class institute.”

For the third time WWI has been ranked amongst the top ten film schools in the world by the Hollywood

Reporter in July 2014. One of India’s most renowned school of media and communications, WWI

provides best-in-industry placements.

Diploma in Filmmaking immerses participating students in each filmmaking craft. Through guidance from industry experts and interactions with global filmmakers, students both practice and study screenwriting, producing, directing, acting, cinematography, editing, sound design, film appreciation, production design, the aesthetic use of music in productions, literature, art history and cinema studies.

Students are encouraged to create their own unique story development and filmmaking perspectives and vision.

MBA in Media & Entertainment + PG Programme in Media & Communication gives students an understanding of the key industries within the Media and Entertainment industry including Film, Television, Radio, Advertising, Journalism and Public Relations. The programme explains the key pipelines for this industry as well as the growth areas and opportunities within them. In addition to this, pivotal business disciplines are introduced with a keen focus on the media industry including Management, Accounting and Organizational Behavior.

Diploma in Acting is an intensive and practical programme that teaches the art and craft of acting for cinema ensuring that students are carefully talents are honed and trained. The aim is to produce imaginative and skilled actors, each with a unique identity and method of approaching a role and creating a truthful character. Being a practical programme, students spend a lot of time shooting monologues, scenes and student films, all of which are nurtured and their individual abilities are filmed and critiqued by the faculty.

Programmes offered:

1. Diploma in Filmmaking

2. MBA in Media & Entertainment + PG , Programme in Media & Communication

3. Diploma in Acting

Date of entrance exam: November 29, 2014

Last date of registration: November 28, 2014