Winners & Nominees
The first César Ceremony Awards
The first Ceremony of the french Cinema
Created by George Cravenne, the Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques presents its first trophies, which are not yet in their final form, following the vote of 900 members in 13 categories. Jean Rochefort is the very first winner, for the César for Best Supporting Role. This first Ceremony, hosted by Pierre Tchernia, was directed by Jacques Demy and remains to this day the shortest in history, 1h40.
April 3, 1976, at the Palais des Congrès.
Directed by Jean-Pierre Spiero.
Broadcast on Antenne 2.
JEAN GABIN and PIERRE TCHERNIA
President and Host of the Ceremony
Jean Aurenche, Bertrand Tavernier, Meilleur Scénario, Dialogues ou Adaptation pour QUE LA FÊTE COMMENCE
Marie-France Pisier, Meilleure Actrice dans un Second Rôle dans SOUVENIRS D'EN FRANCE / COUSIN, COUSINE