The filmy world is fascinating for many students and many wish to be a part of it. Most of the students in today’s generation opt for filmmaking studies to be a part of this glamorous world. To bridge the gap between the students and the requisite knowhow on courses /institutes to opt for film studies, Careers360 brings forth an exclusive interview with Meghna Ghai Puri, President, Whistling Woods International to know what the current trend in filmmaking studies is, factors to look for while selecting a college and how WWI’s School of Filmmaking contributes to shaping careers of these mushrooming filmmakers. Whistling Woods International (WWI) is a growing filmmaking institute founded in 2006 and run by Bollywood’s showman Subhash Ghai’s daughter Meghna Ghai Puri. In a short span of less than 8 years, Meghna has spearheaded the launched of eight schools within Whistling Woods that offer degree and diploma courses in Film & TV, Acting, Animation, Fashion and a MBA in Media and Entertainment & a BBA in Media & Communication to name a few.
WWI’s School of Filmmaking is one such institute that is evolving at a rapid pace in India. The school offers undergraduate programmes in filmmaking and screenwriting for the duration of three years. It also provides an advanced diploma in filmmaking with specialization course for all the zealous working professionals who wish to make a mark in the industry. Not only this, the school has also partnered with over 30-40 international film schools offering filmmaking courses to impart professional knowledge and keep their students up with the industry trends.