Film director Tim Burton and his actress partner Helena Bonham Carter are being honoured by the British Film Institute with a fellowship.

The couple, who have worked together in the past, have been granted the honour by the British Film Industry on on the opening day of the London Film Festival.

It's also the day that Tim Burton's latest film "Frankenweenie" gets its premier in Leicester Square.

Watch a clip from the film below.

"Frankenweenie", Walt Disney Pictures.

Our Entertainment Correspondent Lucrezia Millarini caught up with Tim Burton and actor Martin Landau on the red carpet earlier.