Popcorn effect?

Hello all! This is my first post to this forum! Anyway, Im working on creating a popcorn animation where you see the popcorn popping in the popcorn maker. I want it to build up and and to be random because creating every kernel would be nearly impossible to make each one and make it realistic. I want it to fill up in the machine. Does this make any sense? Im fairly new to the program and know this would take actionscript, any ideas?

Unless you’re very good with ActionScript, either consider a different animation or do it all by hand. :wink:

but is it possible with actionscript?