David Mackenzie (born 10 May 1966) is a Scottish film director and co-founder of the Glasgow-based production company Sigma Films. He has made ten feature films including Young Adam (2003), Hallam Foe (2007), Perfect Sense (2011), and Starred Up (2013). In 2016, Mackenzie's film Hell or High Water premiered at Cannes and was theatrically released in the United States in August. In October 2016, Mackenzie boarded Damnation - a TV pilot for Universal & USA Network. Mackenzie also directed Outlaw King (2018), a historical film for Netflix.
Mackenzie and his films have been described as not fitting neatly into any particular genre or type.