Bharath Murthy is a filmmaker and comics author. His graphic travelogue The Vanished Path was published in March 2015 by HarperCollins Publishers India. In 2010, he made a feature documentary on Japanese comics culture, The Fragile Heart of Moé, co-produced by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). He has taught film direction at Film & TV Institute of India (FTII), Pune as Assistant Professor for more than three years and conducts workshops on comics and animation.
He is currently working on various comics and animation projects as a partner in Studio Ekonte, an animation company founded in 2015 specializing in hand-drawn animation.