Bharath Murthy is an animation film director 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 3 years and conducts workshops on comics and animation at various places.
He is currently working on multiple comics and animation projects as a partner in Studio Ékonté, a Pune-based animation company specialising in hand-drawn animation.