APA 7th Referencing Guide — Film, Television, Radio, Video

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APA Referencing Guide — Film, television, radio, video

Film, television, radio, video referencing guide (PDF download).


  • Use section 4.1 for all types of film, e.g. cinema or DVD (Change the format appropriately, e.g. [DVD] or [Motion picture]
  • If using Box of Broadcasts (BOB) adapt accordingly. BOB includes films, TV documentaries etc., via the University of Huddersfield subscription.
  • If you want to directly quote or refer to a point in an audio-visual work, you can provide a time stamp for the beginning of the quotation in place of a page number (e.g. Angelou, 1990, 2:12 – references 2 hours 12 minutes into the documentary).
  • If you can't find all the information, just include as much as you can find.

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