Helena Bonham Carter: 'You made my mum happy'
22 October 2012 Last updated at 15:03 BST
Director Tim Burton and actress Helena Bonham Carter both received fellowships at this years British Film Institute awards.
The couple both praised each other's contributions to the film industry. Burton's latest film, Frankenweenie, premiered at this years London Film Festival.
The black and white film tells the story of a boy who tries to bring his pet dog Sparky back to life.