Whistling Woods International was founded in the year 2006 by Filmmaker Subhash Ghai. Since then, the institute has diversified into Animation, Media & Entertainment, Communication and Fashion. To date, more than 1000 media and entertainment professionals have graduated from the school. Whistling Woods International has also been accepted as a full member of CILECT (Center International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinema et de Television). The institute has established several academic partnerships with over 14 international universities, which gives its students opportunities to work on international co-productions.