Published 29th January 2024

Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget nominated for BAFTA Film, Annie and Visual Effects Society Awards

We're pleased to share that Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget has been nominated for several major awards, including BAFTA Film, two Annie Awards and two Visual Effects Society Awards.

The film is up for best Animated Film at the BAFTA Film Awards, Best FX and Best Storyboarding at the Annie Awards, and Outstanding Visual Effects and Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature at the Visual Effects Society Awards.

It was also nominated for Best Animated Film by both the San Diego Film Critics Society and the Music City Film Critics' Association, as well as Best Animated Score at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.

Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget is the sequel to the beloved and highest-grossing stop-motion animated film of all time, Chicken RunThe film launched globally on Netflix in December 2023.

Directed by Sam Fell, the film stars Thandiwe Newton (Ginger), Zachary Levi (Rocky), Bella Ramsey (Molly), Imelda Staunton (Bunty), Lynn Ferguson (Mac), David Bradley (Fowler), Jane Horrocks (Babs), Romesh Ranganathan (Nick), Daniel Mays (Fetcher), Josie Sedgwick-Davies (Frizzle), Nick Mohammed (Dr Fry) and Miranda Richardson (Mrs Tweedy).

Having pulled off a death-defying escape from Tweedy’s farm, Ginger has finally found her dream – a peaceful island sanctuary for the whole flock, far from the dangers of the human world. When she and Rocky hatch a little girl called Molly, Ginger’s happy ending seems complete. But back on the mainland the whole of chicken-kind faces a new and terrible threat. For Ginger and her team, even if it means putting their own hard-won freedom at risk – this time, they’re breaking in!