I am trying to figure out how to create the effect of going into warp from the Star Trek tv shows like The Next Generation and so forth - the one where the ship stretches forward, blurs a bit and then disappears in a flash of light. I've been trying to find out if some guide exists online on how to do it, but haven't been able to find anything useful, so I was curious if there's anybody more experienced with After Effects who could push me in the right direction.
I have a ship moving from the lower right corner of the screen to the upper left.
You can see an example of what I would like to accomplish on a video here: example. It is the white flash at the end of the video.