AGENDA 2016/2017 - KEY DATES
Until Wednesday, December 28th 2016
Each Wednesday, the trailer and various presentation elements of French films released in theaters and eligible to the César awards are posted on the website of the Academy
(Subject to meeting the criteria defined by the rules of the Academy)
From Friday, December 16th 2016
The Academy delivers individually, to each of its members, the box it has made manufactured. The box includes all the eligible films that their right-owners wanted to present to the members in DVD.
Monday, January 2nd 2017
Opening of the voting platform and sending of the voting materials to each member of the Academy.
Friday, January 6th 2017
The Academy invites all the eligible professionals to the five technical César awards at a party organized in their honor, during which the César & Techniques trophy and the César & Techniques Special Prize 2017 will be handed.
Monday, January 16th 2017
The Academy presents the video Clip, the Exhibition and the Newcomers Collector Photo Album, and organizes a Gala Dinner in honor of 32 young actors and actresses.
Wednesday, January 25th 2017
Following the first round of voting, that was closed the day before at midnight, the Academy's President unveils, at 10 am to the professional press invited for the occasion, at the Fouquet's restaurant, the César nominations 2017.
Saturday, February 4th 2017
All the Nominees are invited by the President and the Academy’s Governing Board
to a lunch in their honour.
From Wednesday 8th to Tuesday 21st February, 2017
All the films that have obtained at least one nomination are screened to the Academy members in two Parisian cinema theatres during sessions open to the public.
Monday, February 20th 2017
The Academy organizes a Gala Dinner in honor of all the producers
of 2016 cinema production, during which the Daniel Toscan du Plantier Prize 2017 will be handed.
42th CÉSAR CEREMONY
Friday, February 24th 2017
The winners of the 22 César awards will be announced before the 1600 guests gathered at the Salle Pleyel during a Ceremony live broadcasted on Canal +, followed by the traditional César Gala Dinner and the Party.
The Academy organizes the Tour, the Collection, the Panorama, and the Nuits en Or Gala Dinner, in honor of all the filmmakers of short films awarded by worldwide National Academies of Cinema.