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Run, chicken, run

The world of animated features is evolving: Dominated for decades by retellings of fairy tales, the last few years have seen Disney's classic hand-painted style updated with computer-generated imagery, and other studios have been muscling their way into the arena. This year, stop-frame claymation steps into the ring with Chicken Run by Aardman Animations, the Academy Award-winning team behind the popular Wallace and Gromit series. DreamWorks and Pathe are co-producers.

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