Knowledge Identifier: $Palme_d'Or
At the end of 1954, the Festival's Board of Directors invited several jewellers to submit designs for a palm, in tribute to the coat of arms of the City of Cannes
In 1955, the first Palme d'Or was awarded to Delbert Mann for "Marty", and it remained the highest award until 1964, when copyright issues with the Palme led the Festival to return to the Grand Prix
The current design from 1997 is by Caroline Scheufele at Chopard
As of 2012, Jane Campion remains the only woman to have won the Palme d'Or
As of 2013, Jane Campion is the only female director to have won the Palme d'Or, for "The Piano"
In 2016 Jean-Pierre Léaud became the first person to be awarded solely for acting