Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2012
The Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival has become the world's premier cinema event dedicated to short films. It is the second largest film festival in France after Cannes in terms of audience and professional attendance. It is at the heart of many all-year-round activities and missions conducted from La Jetée by the collective team of Sauve qui peut le court métrage. Its permanent staff of 17 all live in the Auvergne region, where a lively environment has developed around filmmaking.
In 2009, the Festival attracted 137,196 admissions and over 2,800 professional delegates.