STEPS TO FOLLOW
Step 1: Import an image and create a movie clip
Open Flash 8.0. Select New/Flash Document.
Import the image you would like to blur.
Select the image on the stage and choose Modify/Convert To Symbol. Name the symbol blur and choose Movie Clip as Type.
Step 2: Create the blur effect
Select the blur symbol on the stage.
In the Properties Inspector, choose the Filters tab
Click on the '+' icon and choose Blur.
Choose 100 for Blur X and Blur Y and Quality as Medium.
Step 3: Create the animation
In the timeline window right click on the 50th frame choose insert keyframe. Select the movie clip and change the blur filter X and Y values to 0.
Select any frame between Frames 1 and 50 and select Motion from the tween pop-up menu in the Property inspector.
Press Ctrl+Enter to view your animation
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