Nic Balthazar (born 24 July 1964 in Ghent) is a Belgian film director and a TV/radio personality (presenter, reporter, producer).
Balthasar was born into a Ghent family of politicians active in the Socialistische Partij Anders. He is the son of Herman Balthazar, professor and former Governor of East Flanders, and brother of Tom Balthazar, a Schepen of Ghent.
His first movie, Ben X (not to be confused with Ben 10), came out in 2007 and has received critical acclaim. The next feature film which Balthazar directed, Tot Altijd, was released in January 2012.
In Flanders he is well known as a movie critic and television presenter.