25. Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
25th Landshut Short Film Festival
19. March –––––– 24. March 2025

Dräxlmaier International Short Film Award

International Competition

Jury Award 2000 Euro

Sponsored by

Dräxlmaier Group

Our jury awards the Dräxlmaier International Short Film Award to the best short fiction film. Productions from all countries can take part in the international competition.

Dräxlmaier International Short Film Award

Gewinner in der Kategorie International Competition ist

Making Babies

von Eric K. Boulianne

Begründung der Jury

It doesn’t take much: two people and their shared pain. Its purity and authenticity make this film brilliant. No intrusive camera, no noticeable cuts, no extravagant set design, no other storylines. What’s left is a raw portrait of a vulnerable and relatable couple.
We fell in love with Elle and Lui while the credits were still rolling, we laughed with them and shared their pain. Eric Boulianne explains the entire set up in less than two minutes. He has chosen a topic that is relevant and timeless: A couple can’t get pregnant.
The actors portray Elle and Lui in such a believable and humble way, we were grateful to be a part of their journey. The story was well paced, giving us the time to walk by their side, but to never get ahead. No line or tone felt out of place. The film manages to capture both, the frustration, and the joy of life. The intensity yet privacy of a topic that may feel so familiar to millions of people.