Lotus In The Mud Studios is A narrative FILM and content strategy studio based in Seattle.


The studio was established in 2012 with a two-tiered mission. First, we write, film, and produce stories that explore the deeper truth of humanity. Second, we develop creative written and video content that communicates the essence of a company’s brand to tell its story and engage the audience.

The studio was founded by Monish Gangwani, a former marketing leader at Microsoft’s global headquarters in Redmond and it’s India subsidiary. 

He holds a Masters degree in Management and has trained in screenwriting under Academy Award nominee – late Stewart Stern and in Film Directing and Acting under the legendary Tom Skerritt, and Freehold Theater’s Artistic Director Robin Smith.