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Jun 28, 2011 | 9:54 AM EDT
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Author Comments

Working with the animation students at Brigham Young University has been a real treat. After much blood, sweat, and tears, we have finally completed Alight. We spent countless hours animating Sparker, the "fire boy," and Aquanna the "water girl," to get the effects and character animation looking just right. To us, they're almost real-life characters by now. We hope you enjoy this unique little piece of Flash animation, mixed with After Effects compositing.

For a higher-resolution version of the film, visit m/alight.



Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

A solid B.

Nice animation, OK sound, but the story is a bit weak. I am sure you all will do better in future.


Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

sorry sir

i just didn't like it. animation was great, and the water girl and fire guy was cute, but yea. nothing that was orgasmic.


Rated 2.5 / 5 stars


I like how people say it has a great story when it's something so random it'd make no sense if there weren't special effects to back it up. How is this dramatic? The music might make you think it is, but it's not. Great drawings, but the actual film.. Not so great.


Rated 2 / 5 stars


I was expecting the story between the two characters to develope rather than the skeleton robot who crushed the girl earning flesh and skin for crushing the girl?

What the heck is the moral.. crush the women rather than try and defend them then you will come out on top? Yeah quite true really .. but was expecting something more sweet..

Was the robot guy their son? That would make it a sweet story.

To be honest I dont really think you thought it through

4 for great animation and music

Author can you clarify your view of the moral for me?



Rated 2 / 5 stars


I'll be blunt... I liked the animation, and the music was alright... but that's it. A good story needs good characters, great plot, and it should all flow together naturally in a way that immerses the viewer. I went into this thinking that there was a story, but I was disappointed... I can't say that I hate this, I barely got to know the characters before you took them away. There isn't much of a plot in this... and it's too short in my opinion. I would have loved to have been immersed in this, to actually get an emotional attachment to the characters. Without attachment, without immersion or depth, it is just pretty images.