|David di Donatello Award for Best New Director|
|Presented by||Accademia del Cinema Italiano|
|First awarded||1982 (for directorial debut films released during the 1981/1982 film season)|
|Currently held by||Alessio Cremonini — On My Skin (2018)|
The David di Donatello Award for Best New Director (Italian: David di Donatello per il miglior regista esordiente) is a film award presented annually by the Accademia del Cinema Italiano (ACI, Academy of Italian Cinema) to recognize the outstanding feature-film directorial debut of a film director who has worked within the Italian film industry during the year preceding the ceremony. The award was first handled out in 1982.
Winners and nominees
Below, winners are listed first in the colored row, followed by other nominees.
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- "Regolamento". daviddidonatello.it (in Italian). Accademia del Cinema Italiano. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
- Niola, Gabriele (12 December 2018). "Ecco i nuovi David di Donatello: nuova giuria, nuovo sistema di votazione, nuovi possibili candidati. Fuori lo streaming". Badtaste.it (in Italian). Retrieved 12 December 2018.
- Daviddidonatello.it (official website)