Bionicle: Mask of Light ()

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The island of Mata Nui must face one final threat from the evil Makuta: The Rahkshi. The only hope for the survival of the islanders rests with two Matoran villagers, who must find the seventh Toa and deliver him the Mask of Light.


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Takua / Toa Takanuva (voice)
Jaller (voice)
Toa Tahu / Toa Onua / Graalok the Ash Bear (voice)
Makuta / Pewku (voice)
Christopher Gaze ...
Turaga Vakama (voice)
Kathleen Barr ...
Toa Gali (voice)
Toa Lewa / Turaga Onewa (voice)
Toa Kopaka / Hewkii (voice)
Toa Pohatu (voice)
Turaga Nokama (voice)
Hahli (voice)
Doc Harris ...
Kolhii Announcer (voice)

Directed by

David Molina
Terry Shakespeare

Written by

Henry Gilroy ... (screenplay)
Henry Gilroy ... (story) &
Alastair Swinnerton ... (story) &
Bob Thompson ... (story) &
Greg Weisman ... (story)
Tracy Berna ... (additional dialogue)

Produced by

Stig Blicher ... producer: LEGO Company
Conny Kalcher ... executive producer
Danica Pupa ... associate producer (as Danica Katz)
Janice Ross ... producer: Create TV & Film
Sue Shakespeare ... producer
Bobbi Swartzendruber ... line producer
Bob Thompson ... executive producer

Music by

Nathan Furst

Cinematography by

Kathy Lin ... (layout director)

Film Editing by

Craig Russo

Editorial Department

Eien Hyett ... on-line editor

Casting By

Kris Zimmerman

Art Direction by

David Molina
Terry Shakespeare

Production Management

Billy Jones ... post-production supervisor
Kevin Kasha ... executive in charge of production: Miramax
Jeff Tahler ... executive in charge of production: Miramax (as Jeffrey Tahler)

Art Department

Patrick Archibald ... storyboard artist
David Chlystek ... storyboard artist
Tim Eldred ... storyboard artist
Christian Faber ... consulting artist
Dan Fausett ... head of storyboard: environment design
Jason Hanks ... storyboard assistant
Dan Kubat ... storyboard artist
Jason Priest ... consulting artist
Mitch Schauer ... storyboard artist
Michael Swanigan ... storyboard artist
Adam Van Wyk ... storyboard artist
Mike Vosburg ... storyboard artist (as Michael Vosburg)
Carey Wang ... rigger

Sound Department

Timothy J. Borquez ... re-recording mixer (as Timothy J. Borquez CAS) / sound supervised and mixed by: Hacienda Post (as Timothy J. Borquez MPSE/CAS)
Roy Braverman ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound effects editor
Matt Brown ... sound editor
Ezra Dweck ... foley engineer
Jason Freedman ... sound editor
Eric Freeman ... re-recording mixer / sound editor
Morgan Gerhard ... sound editor
Monett Holderer ... foley artist
Gordon Hookailo ... sound editor
Mark Howlett ... sound editor
Jeff Hutchins ... sound editor
Brian F. Mars ... sound editor (as Brian Mars)
Paul Menichini ... sound editor
Richard Partlow ... foley artist (as Rick Partlow)
Daisuke Sawa ... sound editor
Thomas Syslo ... sound editor (as Tom Syslo)
Jussi Tegelman ... sound editor
Timothy J. Borquez ... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Roy Braverman ... sound designer (uncredited)
Matt Brown ... supervising dialogue editor (uncredited)
Gordon Hookailo ... sound designer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

Duane Loose ... visual effects supervisor
Jamie Oliff ... CG animation developer / CGI animator
Josh Prikryl ... CGI consultant

Animation Department

Martin Anderson ... character designer: LEGO Co.
Chung-Hui Chen ... animator
Ron Friedman ... animation developer: Creative Capers
Leon Gor ... character designer
Eric Hilleary ... character designer: Environment Design
Robert Wallace ... character designer
Carey Wang ... animator
Richard Yeh ... character designer

Music Department

Timothy J. Borquez ... music editor
Scott Cochran ... score mixer
Nathan Furst ... orchestrator

Other crew

Dan Fausett ... environment designer
Tyler Gentry ... environmental design assistant
Brady Klosterman ... intern
Ron Roesch ... environment designer (as Ronald Roesch)
Kris Zimmerman ... voice director

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Plot Summary

In a land of living machines, two young ones are chosen to seek the legendary Mask of Light to reveal the savior of all the lands from the dark forces of the Makuta. During the course of their adventure, they will call on the heroes of their people, the great Toa. These Toa, masters of nature's forces such as Fire, Wind, Earth & Water, try to protect the chosen ones as they seek their destiny. Written by maestro-1

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Taglines A Hero Will Be Revealed See more »
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Also Known As
  • Bionicle: Mask of Light - The Movie (United States)
  • Bionicle: Lysets Maske - filmen (Denmark)
  • Bionicle - Die Maske des Lichts: Der Film (Germany)
  • Bionicle: La máscara de la luz - La película (Spain)
  • Бионикъл-Маската на светлината: Филмът (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 70 min
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Budget $5,200,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

Trivia At the beginning of the Kolhii match, the competitors salute each other by saying "play well." Lego, the company that produced the Bionicle toys, takes its name from the Danish phrase "leg godt", which means "play well". See more »
Goofs A 'miniature' Turaga Nuju appears in front of Turaga Vakama near the end, at the Kini-Nui temple when Hahli is holding her speech. His size suggests that he should have been animated behind the crowd. When this shot is repeated again, the goof still shows. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #30.11 (2003). See more »
Crazy Credits Toward the end of the credits, a sentence written in Matoran script appears. It reads: "No Rahi were harmed in the making of this film". ("Rahi" is a term that refers to Mata-Nui's fauna.) See more »
Quotes Turaga Vakama: Trust in the mask; let it be your guide.
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