​​Rae Dawn Chong


                                                                     Ron Dye

  Adam Tran

                                                                    Liz Chiarella

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SHORT FILM Chris White filmmaker

Mud Lotus, a 24-minute short, had its world premiere as an official selection for the New Hampshire Film Festival. It was also an official selection at the Albany, Cincinnati, and Copper Mountain Film Festivals. 

Collaborators on Mud Lotus include:

Tom Chiarella, executive producer; Eric Branco, director of photography; Chinonye Chukwu, first assistant director and associate producer; Olivia Carmel, production manager, associate producer and script supervisor; John Averese, composer and sound designer; Doug Fellegy, location sound mixer; Rob Widener, second camera and gaffer; Jonathan Nichols-Pethick, producer, exec producer, first camera, and editor; and myself as writer, director, producer and exec producer.

The film also features music written by Ron Dye performed by Ron and Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, and music by Tibetan flutist Nawang Khechog who inspired the story on which the film was based. It was shot on a farm in Putnam County, Indiana and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Greencastle, Indiana.

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