Tim Burton to open BFI London Film Festival
6 September 2012 Last updated at 12:42 BST
Tim Burton's latest animation Frankenweenie is to open this year's BFI London Film Festival.
The event, which runs from the 10 to 21 October, will include more than 200 screenings and 14 world premieres.
The festival's new director, Clare Stewart, told BBC Breakfast the programme structure has changed significantly and the event has added new venues.
Film clips courtesy Walt Disney studios