Stuart Bass, A.C.E., has been making television for over 30 years. He has focused on series comedies, including The Wonder Years, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, Scrubs, The Office, Arrested Development Pushing Daisies and A Series of Unfortunate Events. Recently he has enjoyed directing on two series, Don't Trust the B**** in Apartment 23 and Melissa and Joey. He has directed second unit and inserts for many television shows, including Macgyver, The Wonder Years, Pushing Daisies and Mockingbird Lane. Bass began his career shooting rock videos for MTV during the company’s early years, At this time he was part of the growing comedy improvisation scene involved in teaching workshops and performance, and later moved into directing and editing hundreds of spots for San Francisco’s largest commercial production company. He has also cut numerous television movies and documentaries.
Bass has served as a governor for the Picture Editors Peer group for four terms.
In addition, Bass has been nominated for five Primetime Emmy Awards, two ACE Awards and a 2006 ACE Eddy Award for his work on Arrested Development. He won a 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for his work on Pushing Daises.