Important film festival dating back to 1969, though its current name and format were adopted in 2001. Starting then, the event became one of the most representative in the country, gaining international recognition.
In 2012, Filmets won the BISFF Prize for the best short film festival in Europe. Among the filmmakers who have participated in previous editions of the festival, noteworthy are directors such as Álex de la Iglesia, Jaume Balagueró, Mar Coll, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Pedro Almodóvar.
The wide and varied programming has in recent years included 300 films, selected from among some 4,000 submitted works.