Student Film-week in Bollywood

Development journeys for students

We invite all film students on this fantastic new journey, where you will learn about film making in Bollywood and get to make your own movie.

This journey is treated as an experiential workshop and in addition to the filmmaking; we also focus on personal development. You get to join personal group coaching sessions before, during and after the trip. Streetschool and Mumbai based Whistling Woods International Film Academy will host students throughout the ten-day journey. Each participant will get the opportunity to complete their own film project and experience a unique introduction to Bollywood and Indian culture.

Learn about film making in Bollywood

Get to make your own movie

At Whistling Woods Academy in Mumbai you will get an introduction to Indian filmmaking

Personal Coaching

Join us on our next journey

30 March to 9 April 2018

COST R43,500

Includes all return airfares to India
Accommodation and 3 meals per day
Transportation costs in India


Medical and personal insurance (full list of recommended inoculations will be provided) and personal spending money.


30 March to 9 April 2018
14 to 24 April 2018


Lights, Camera, Action!
Whistling Woods Academy in Mumbai.

Dharavi Slum home to Slum dog millionaire

Partnering the slum specialists – Slum Gods, students will experience various activities within the slum such as recycling, embroidery, bakery, pottery making, soap factory, poppadum-making, leather tanning and more. Students learn of a nation with a spirit of survival through the lives of these slum dwellers.

Film Workshop & Project

At Whistling Woods Academy in Mumbai, you will get an introduction to Indian filmmaking pre-production, scriptwriting, and editing. Next, you will do a location recce to plot and plan your film project, either a documentary or a short movie. There are many aspects to be captured in the working of this beautiful slum community.

Personal Coaching

In addition to making your own movie, you also get the opportunity to focus on personal issues. Coaching sessions will be scheduled before, during and after the trip. This will ensure everyone knows what to expect from the journey, identify their own development areas, address areas of concern and open up dialogue for personal growth.