Media citations may vary by style and the nature of use. Consult the Writing Center or your subject librarian for assistance with proper use and citation of media resources.
Rules governing media citation were changed to include the concept of "containers" citations may vary depending on the format (physical or digital) and the method or platform of access.
Title. Director’s name. Any additional information you deem relevant, such as lead actors. Format. Distributor, year of distribution.
(DePalma, Scarface, Universal Home Video, 1998.)
Works Cited Example:
Scarface. Dir. Brian DePalma. With Al Pacino. DVD. Universal Home Video, 1998.
Responsible parties Last Name, Initials. (Role). (Date). Title [format]. Distributor’s name.
(Director Name, Date.)
DePalma, B.R. (Director). (1998). Scarface. [DVD]. Universal Home Video.
Television Broadcast or Series Episode
Responsible parties. (Role). (Date of broadcast or copyright). Title [format: Television broadcast or Television Series]. Studio or Distributor’s name.
Hope, B. (Producer). (1977, January 14). Bob Hope Christmas Special. [Television broadcast]. National Broadcast Company.
Single Episode of a Television Series
Episode responsible parties. (Role). (Date of broadcast or copyright). Title of episode [format: Television series episode]. In P. Producer, (Producer), Series title. Studio or Distributor’s name.
Biachi, E. (Director) & Milch, D.S. (Writer). (2006, July 30). Leviathan Smiles. [Television series episode]. In D.S. Milch (Producer), Deadwood. Home Box Office.
UC Berkeley, Media Resource Center: How to Cite Media
Audiovisual Media: See Section 10.12 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
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