1st César Ceremony
The first Ceremony of French cinema
Created by George Cravenne, the French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques delivers its first trophies, which don't have their final form yet, following the vote of the 900 members in the 13 categories. Jean Rochefort is the very first laureate, for the César of the Best Supporting Actor. following the vote of 900 members in the 13 categories. This first Ceremony, hosted by Pierre Tchernia, was directed by Jacques Demy and remains to this day the shortest in history, 1h40.
On April 3rd 1976 at Palais des Congrès.
Directed by Jean-Pierre Spiero.
Broadcasted on Antenne 2.
JEAN GABIN et PIERRE TCHERNIA
President and Master of Ceremony