Magritte Award for Best Director
|Magritte Award for Best Director|
|Presented by||Académie André Delvaux|
|Currently held by||Bouli Lanners, The First, the Last (2016)|
The Magritte Award for Best Director (French: Magritte du meilleur réalisateur) is an award presented annually by the Académie André Delvaux. It is given in honor of a film director who has exhibited outstanding directing while working within the film industry. It is one of the Magritte Awards, which were established to recognize excellence in Belgian cinematic achievements.
The 1st Magritte Awards ceremony was held in 2011 with Jaco Van Dormael receiving the award for his work in Mr. Nobody. As of the 2017 ceremony, Bouli Lanners is the most recent winner in this category for his work in The First, the Last.
Winners and nominees
In the list below, winners are listed first in the colored row, followed by the other nominees.
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