Still from movie The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
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How Steven Spielberg brought Tintin to life

24 October 2011 Last updated at 19:03 BST

One of Hollywood's most famous film directors Steven Spielberg, who has been in the business for four decades, had admitted his latest project has been among the most challenging.

The film, called The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, is the first fully animated movie he has worked on.

Speaking exclusively to the BBC he explained how bringing the famous character to life had been a 28-year-long labour of love.

Lizo Mzimba reports.

You can see all of BBC Breakfast's exclusive interview with Steven Spielberg on BBC Breakfast Wednesday 26 October.