Venice to Debut 3-D Toy Story Pics

The Venice Film Festival will play host to the world premiere of Pixar’s 3-D versions of Toy Story and Toy Story 2.

The screenings complement the festival’s presentation of lifetime achievement honors to John Lasseter, chief creative officer for Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, as well as four Pixar directors: Brad Bird, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich.

Lasseter will be presented with the award, known as the Golden Lion, at a ceremony during the festival, which runs Sept. 2-12.