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Stuart McDonald

Stuart McDonald Director IMDb
Show debut: "I'm Going on a Date with Josh's Friend!"


Whether it's comedy or drama, as a director I enjoy finding that key that makes it real, the moment to moment. I started my career as a screenwriter and as such the heart of my work will always be storytelling.
— Stuart McDonald,

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Stuart McDonald
Stuart McDonald is an Australian writer and director. He began his career in the late 1990’s in his native country working as a writer for the television show ”SeaChange.” He also directed a few episodes which led to more directorial work on other productions. This included a number of collaborations with comedian Chris Lilley on his projects “Summer Heights High”, “Angry Boys”, “Ja’mie: Private School Girl”, and “Jonah from Tonga.” McDonald spent over a decade exclusively in the Australian film industry and winning multiple AFI awards. In 2012 he started doing more work overseas in the American television market. He directed several sitcoms such as “Happy Endings” and “Suburgatory.” Starting in 2015 McDonald directed several episodes of The CW musical comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.” By 2018 he directed a total of 7 episodes over a span of three seasons.


Television shows
Year Show Position Number of episodes
2016 - 2017 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Director 7 episodes
2017 Speechless Director 1 episode
2017 American Housewife Director 1 episode
2016 Wrecked Director 1 episode
2016 The Jim Gaffigan Show Director 3 episodes
2016 Grandfathered Director 1 episode
2015 Playing House Director 8 episodes
2015 Black-ish Director 1 episode
2014 Jonah from Tonga Director Mini-series 6 episodes
2014 Suburgatory Director 1 episode
2013 - 2014 Super Fun Night Director 3 episodes
Ja'mie: Private School Girl Director 6 episodes
2013 Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous Director 2 episodes
2012 Happy Endings Director 1 episode
2012 Angry Boys Director 12 episodes
2011 Spirited Director 2 episodes
2009 - 2010 Tangle Director 5 episodes
2009 Rush Director 1 episodes
2008 - 2009 East Of Everything Director 5 episodes
2007 Sunner Heights High Director 8 episodes
2006 Too Twisted Director 1 episode
2001 -2005 The Secret Life of Us Director 12 episodes
2002 MDAl Director 2 episodes
2000 SeaChange Director 2 episodes
1999 Bondi Banquet Director ?
1994 Baby Bathh Massacre Director TV movie

Television shows
Year Show Position
2015 Odball and the Penguins Director
2006 Stranded Director
  Crew edit

Rachel BloomAline Brosh McKenna 🎈 Rene Gube 🎈 Sono Patel 🎈 Audrey Wauchope 🎈 Rachel Specter 🎈 Michael Hitchcock 🎈 Dan Gregor 🎈 Doug Mand 🎈 Elisabeth Kiernan Averick 🎈 Erin Ehrlich 🎈 Ilana Peña 🎈 Jack Dolgen 🎈 Katie Schwartz 🎈 Alden Derck


Marc Webb 🎈 Joanna Kerns 🎈 Kabir Akhtar 🎈 Jay Chandrasekhar 🎈 Aline Brosh McKenna 🎈 Stuart McDonald 🎈 Joseph Khan 🎈Erin Ehrlich 🎈 Steven Tsuchida 🎈 Jude Weng


Adam Schlesinger 🎈 Jack Dolgen 🎈 Steven M. Gold


Kathryn Burns (Choreographer) 🎈 Dominique Kelley (Assistant Choreographer) 🎈 Kabir Akhtar (Editing)
Melina Root (Wardobe & Costumes) 🎈 Britney Young (Production assistant) 🎈 Alden Derck (Writer's Production assistant)

  Production edit