Film / Online

How to Cite a Film in APA (Download the Printer Friendly PDF)

Original Film

Motion picture; a movie

Structure: Last, F. M., & Last, F. M. (Contributing Role). (Year Released). Title [Motion picture on Media Type]. Country: Distributor.

Film Front Cover

Film Back Cover

Citation: Dayton, J., & Faris, V. (Directors). (2006). Little miss sunshine [Motion picture on DVD]. Australia: Fox Searchlight.
Film via Website

Citing a film found on a website

Structure: Last, F. M. (Contributing Role). (Year Released). Title [Media Type]. Distributor. Retrieved Month Date, Year, from URL
*Note about Media Type: If unknown, use [Video].

Film

Film Description: Located at the bottom of the film cover page

Note: When citing sources reproduced online from their original versions, it is not necessary to include online information such as the website publisher or the date of electronic publication.
Citation: Hallstrom, L. (Director). (1993). What’s eating Gilbert Grape [Video]. Paramount. Retrieved July 2, 2010, from http://www.hulu.com
Video Clip Published Directly Online

Citing a video clip hosted on a website

Structure: Last, F. M. (Contributing Role). (Year, Month Date Released). Title [Video]. Retrieved from URL

Website

Note: Because this video clip is only hosted on but not created by Youtube, it is not necessary to have include the website publisher or the date of electronic publication.
Citation: CrazyLaughAction (Producer). (2010, July 19). Watermelon baby [Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com
Video Published Directly Online

Citing a video hosted on a website

Structure: Last, F. M. (Contributing Role). (Year, Month Date Released). Title [Video]. Retrieved from URL

Website

Citation: CH Staff (Director), & Connected Ventures (Producer). (2010, July 22). Every single California gurls parody [Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com

 

 

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