Pascal Caucheteux and Grégoire Sorlat (Why Not Productions) received this Monday, February 22nd, the Toscan du Plantier Prize 2016.


The Prize was handed over to Pascal Caucheteux by Frédérique Bredin, President of the CNC, in the presence of Alain Terzian, President of the Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques, and Claude Lelouch, President of the 41st César Awards Ceremony, during the Producers Dinner given by the César Academy at the Four Seasons Hotel George V.


The Producers Dinner was chaired by Michel Bouillot, Director of the Business Center BNP Paribas, official corporate partner of the Academy.


Pascal Caucheteux and Grégoire Sorlat were elected by 1013 voters, made up of all the artists and technicians who have been nominated for the César since 2008 (year of creation of the Prize) and of the 52 members of the Association for the Promotion of Cinema (1901 law association that governs the César Academy). Pascal Caucheteux and Grégoire Sorlat founded the company WHY NOT PRODUCTIONS in 1990. The company produced in 2015 "Dheepan" by Jacques Audiard, "Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse" by Arnaud Desplechin, "Comme un avion" by Bruno Podalydès and "La rançon de la Gloire "by Xavier Beauvois.


The day of the dinner, the fourth guidebook "César and Production" is launched online. The integrality of the four guidebooks made by the Academy (Films, Techniques, Screenplay, Production) is thus publically presented on the Academy's website.