YouTube has announced partnership with Whistling Woods to set up “YouTube Space” in Mumbai [ Current Affairs ]


About Whistling Woods: Whistling Woods International is a film, communication and media arts institute in Mumbai. It is a subordinate of Bollywood director Subhash Ghai - promoted Mukta Arts. Recently the institute has make partnership with Taiwan’s electronic contract manufacturer Foxconn for supplying equipments and creating a high quality content center.

  • As per the 2010’s report, this school is first ranked among top 10 film school.

About the announcement:

  • YouTube has announced to set up a new “YouTube Space” in Mumbai with Asia’s largest and most renowned film schools the Whistling Woods International.
  • The ‘YouTube Space’ at Whistling Woods International will provide production facility for YouTube video creators and also to the students of WWI where they can learn video production.

About You Tube Space:

  • You Tube had launched first You Tube Space in 2012 the facility at Mumbai is the seventh other six are in Tokyo, Los Angeles, London, New York, Brazil, and recently launched in Berlin.
  • Both WWI and YouTube at this facility will also develop original courses to train the next generation of Indian filmmakers to do well in digital as well as in online media.
  • WWI has included content creation, audience development and monetization in its degree and diploma programs to enable You Tube operations.

- Published on: August 25, 2015