Paul Rudish is an American animator who helped create many Cartoon Network original series including Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars, and Sym-Bionic Titan. He worked first in Hanna-Barbera Studios and then later in Cartoon Network Studios with Genndy Tartakovsky. He still applied a "pen and paper" technique while working on most of these series, as he is responsible for many of the physical production drawings. Paul was a co-art director of the Star Wars: Clone Wars animated series. He also helped in the writing of the series.
He studied in the Character Animation program at California Institute of the Arts. His father, Rich Rudish, was art director for the 1985 movie, Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer. He co-created the series Sym-Bionic Titan with Tartakovsky and Samurai Jack writer Bryan Andrews.
Rudish is currently the executive producer and director for a series of 19, 2D shorts titled “Mickey Mouse," starring the iconic character. The first was released on June 28, 2013 on Disney Channel, Disney.com and WATCH Disney Channel.