Private Project

A Guitar in the Bucket

In a world where you can rent everything from vending machines, a girl wants to be a guitarist, but people choose otherwise for her.

  • Boyoung Kim
    Director
    Replacement, Impersonation, Prey, The Levers
  • Boyoung Kim
    Writer
    Replacement, Impersonation, Prey, The Levers
  • Nayoung Kim
    Producer
    Replacement, Impersonation, Prey, The Levers
  • Ellie Han
    Key Cast
    "Main Character"
  • Jamie Lee
    Key Cast
    "Ballet Lady, Passenger2"
  • Tae Lee
    Key Cast
    "Partner1, Passenger7"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    버킷
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Animation
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 5, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Language:
    English, Korean
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 37th Warsaw International Film Festival 2021
    Warsaw
    Poland
    October 8, 2021
    World Premiere
    Short Films Competition
  • 40th Uppsala Short Film Festival
    Uppsala
    Sweden
    October 19, 2021
    National Premiere
    International Competition
  • 25th Reel Asian International Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    November 10, 2021
    North American Premiere
    Short Film & Video Award - Air Canada
  • 2022 37th Santa Barbara International Film Festival
    Santa Barbara
    United States
    March 9, 2022
    U.S Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 2022 Tricky Women/ Tricky Realities
    Wien
    Austria
    March 9, 2022
    Austria Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 2022 8th SEEYOUSOUND
    Turin
    Italy
    February 18, 2022
    Italian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 2022 11th International Animated Film Festival Animocje
    Bydgoszcz
    Poland
    April 3, 2022
    Bydgoszcz Premierę
    Official Selection - Play-Off
  • 2022 Clermont-Ferrand Int’l Short Film Festival
    Clermont-Ferrand
    France
    January 28, 2022
    French Premiere
    Official Selection: LAB Competition
  • 2022 Animafest Zagreb
    Zabreb
    Croatia
    June 6, 2022
    Croatian Premiere
    World Panorama
  • 2022 Anifilm- Liberec
    Leberec
    Czech Republic
    May 10, 2022
    Czech Premierę
    International Competition
  • 2022 23rd Jeonju Int'l Film Festival
    Seoul
    Korea, Republic of
    April 28, 2022
    Korean Premiere
    Korean Short Competition
  • 2022 18th Fantaspoa - International Fantastic Film Festival of Porto Alegre
    Porto Alegre
    Brazil
    April 20, 2022
    Brazilian Premiere
    International Short Competition
  • 2022 21st Las Palmas Int'l Film Festival
    Las Palmas
    Spain
    April 22, 2022
    Spanish Premiere
    The Official Section of Short Films
  • 2022 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)
    Stuttgart
    Germany
    May 3, 2022
    German Premiere
    International Competition
  • 2022 Shortshorts Fim Asia
    Tokyo
    Japan
    June 7, 2022
    Japanese Premiere
    Official Competition-Animation Program3
  • 2022 11th La Guarimba Film Festival
    Amantea
    Italy
    August 7, 2022
    Animation Competition
  • 2022 22nd deadCenter Fim Festival
    Oklahoma City
    United States
    June 9, 2022
    Oklahoma
    Official Competition
  • 2022 10th Diaspora Film Festival
    Incheon
    Korea, Republic of
    May 20, 2022
    Incheon
    Official selection
  • 2022 13th Anibar
    Peja
    Kosovo
    July 23, 2022
    Kosovo Premiere
    Panorama
  • 2022 Jecheon International Music & Film Festival
    Jecheon
    Korea, Republic of
    August 11, 2022
    Official selection- Dynamics
  • 2022 24th Seoul International Women's Film Festival
    Seoul
    Korea, Republic of
    August 25, 2022
    Asia Shorts Competition
  • 2022 23rd Daegu Independent Short Film Festival
    Daegu
    Korea, Republic of
    August 24, 2022
    Korean Competition
  • 2022 33rd Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival
    Sao Paulo
    Brazil
    August 18, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 2022 vidlings & Tapehead Film Festival
    Hamtramck
    United States
    August 19, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 2022 18th Hollyshorts Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    August 11, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 2022 9th Chuncheon SF Film Festival
    Chuncheon
    Korea, Republic of
    September 29, 2022
    International Independent SF
  • 2022 BIAF- Bucheon International Animation Festival
    Bucheon
    Korea, Republic of
    October 21, 2022
    International Competition, Korean Competition
  • 2022 dotdtodot wien int open air short film festival
    Wien
    Austria
    August 23, 2022
    Official - Days of out lives
  • 2022 17th Animatou
    Geneva
    Switzerland
    October 6, 2022
    International Competition
  • 2022 DokuFest
    Atlanta
    United States
    August 1, 2022
    DokuKids
  • 2022 18th Fantastic Fest
    Austin, Texas
    United States
    September 22, 2022
    Texas
    Short Film Competition
  • 2022 46th CINANIMA - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Animação
    Espinho
    Portugal
    November 7, 2022
    Portugal Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 2022 Taichung Int Animation festival
    Taichung
    Taiwan
    September 23, 2022
    Taiwan Premiere
    Short Films Competition
  • 2022 14th Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival
    Seoul
    Korea, Republic of
    October 18, 2022
    Korean Competition
  • 2022 Animasyros
    Syros
    Greece
    September 20, 2022
    Greek Premiere
    International panorama
  • 2022 48th Filmets Badalona Film Festival
    Badalona
    Spain
    October 21, 2022
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Motion-K
    Distributor
    Country: Korea, Republic of
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Boyoung Kim

Award-winning animator and filmmaker. Her previous film “The Levers” was screened at Annecy, won the Best Short Animation Award at the Festival du Film Coréen à Paris and the Best Narrative Award at the Gdańsk Animation Festival, and was nominated for 70 festivals around the world.

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