Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo on the Cliff and Mamoru Oshii’s The Sky Crawlers are among the films which will compete for the best film at 65th Venice Film Festival. Two animated features are among the 21 films competing for the Golden Lion at the festival which will take place from August 27 to September 6 at Venice Lido. Hayao Miyazaki was honored with a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 62nd Venice Film Festival in 2005.