Thursday, February 21, 2008


From Wikipedia:

Skywhales is a 1983 animated short film that depicts a fictional society of alien creatures dwelling in the atmosphere of a gas giant. The film is notable for the completeness of its depiction of a fictitious society, including alien language, flora, fauna, and social structures and practices.

It was released at the cinema in the UK in 1984, showing before the film Nineteen Eighty-Four. It is one of a number of animated shorts that feature on the British Animation Collection Volume 1 DVD.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If you like flying whales you might want to track down a copy of Phillip Jose Farmer’s SF novel, “The wind whales of Ishmael”.