|Full name||Ishi Rudell|
|Birthdate||May 2, 1976 (age 41)|
|Occupation||Animator, co-director, director, layout supervisor|
Ishi Rudell is an animation director for My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. He is credited as an animation director for seasons one through three and My Little Pony Equestria Girls. He has also served as layout supervisor for Equestria Girls, co-director for My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks and the Friendship Games animated shorts, and director for the Rainbow Rocks animated shorts, My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Friendship Games, and My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree, as well as the three half-hour Equestria Girls specials with Katrina Hadley. He also animated the brief scene of the Mane Six in the Super Bowl XLIX commercial Together We Make Football.
Since working on Equestria Girls, Rudell has had no involvement in seasons four or five. He has stated in an interview that, since being promoted to co-director for Rainbow Rocks, he has worked more closely with fellow directors Jayson Thiessen and Jim Miller.
In the official My Little Pony Friendship is Magic guidebook The Elements of Harmony, Rudell is credited as "Ishi Ruddell".
Rudell's professional credits include animating for Stickin' Around, Aaagh! It's the Mr. Hell Show!, Atomic Betty, Stroker and Hoop, Pucca, George of the Jungle, and Littlest Pet Shop. He was also an animation revisionist for Ricky Sprocket: Showbiz Boy, Martha Speaks, and Pound Puppies.
- ↑ Ishi Rudell (2014-05-27). @Trieedge I've worked on MLP seasons 1-3. Now I'm just working EG 😄. Retrieved on 2015 August 8.
- ↑ Sethisto (2014-04-27). Rainbow Rocks Q&A With Co-Director Ishi Rudell. Equestria Daily. Retrieved on 2015 August 8.