The Clermont-Ferrand shorts festival is the most important event of its kind in the world. With 3,000 professionals accredited and 160,000 tickets sold each year, the Clermont-Ferrand Festival is a must showcase for those who operate in the field of shorts.

Since it was set up, the Italian Short Film Center has attended the Marché du Film Court in Clermont-Ferrand, coordinating the Italian Short Film Corner which represents Italy. The Corner, which is dedicated to the promotion of the domestic market and fostering meetings among professionals in the sector, also serves as a foothold for all Italian operators who contribute to culturally and commercially enhancing the Italian short.

In addition, theItalian Short Film Center is present in Clermont-Ferrand as the Italian contact point of Euro Connection, the forum for European coproduction, , organized by the festival.

Clermont-Ferrand is an essential appointment for the Italian Short Film Center, because it is where a vital part of the promotional work is done for the Italian short.