AFF Honors Pixar's John Lasseter

The writer/director will attend October fest

John Lasseter, surrounded by the fruits of his labor
John Lasseter, surrounded by the fruits of his labor

John Lasseter, the creative force behind Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Cars, and its summer sequel (out June 24) will receive the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking award at this fall's Austin Film Festival.

Lasseter joins previously announced scribe honorees Hart Hanson (Bones) and Caroline Thompson (Edward Scissorhands). All three will be fêted at the annual Award Luncheon, held this year on Oct. 22 at the Austin Club.

Want to attend this year's conference? Go here to find out how.

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