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Style Guide

Styling Guidelines for Academic Writing at Eternity

Citing Sources - Audiovisual Content

Streaming Video From a Website (YouTube, Vimeo)

Movies

Radio Program or Podcast

Television Series Episode


Tips: Citations of movies, television and radio programs, recorded music, and other works in multimedia formats will vary depending on the type of source. At minimum, identify the title of the work, the date it was created or published or otherwise made available, the name of the studio or other entity responsible for producing or distributing the work, and information about the medium in which you consulted it. If you consulted the source online, include a URL. 

In the bibliography, you can list the movie either under the name of the director or under the title. 

 

General Format for Audiovisual Content

Note

(Entire work)

1. Firstname Lastname, Title of Work, directed/performed by Firstname Lastname (Original release year; City; Studio/Distributor, video release year), medium.

Note

(Episode)

1. Title of Work, episode number, "Episode Title," directed/written/performed by Firstname Lastname, aired Month day, year, on Network Name, URL. 

Streaming Video From a Website (YouTube, Vimeo)

Notes 1. John Bellaimey, "The Five Major World Religions," YouTube, November 14, 2013, video, 11:09, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6dCxo7t_aE.
Bibliography Bellaimey, John. "The Five Major World Religions." YouTube. November 14, 2013. Video, 11:09. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6dCxo7t_aE.
   

Movies

Notes 1. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer (1995; Santa Monica, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2014), DVD.
Bibliography Singer, Bryan, dir. The Usual Suspects. 1995. Santa Monica, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2014. DVD.
Notes 2. Dope, directed by Rick Famuyiwa (Open Road Films, 2015), https://www.netflix.com/watch/80037759.
Bibliography Famuyiwa, Rick, director. Dope. Open Road Films, 2015. 1hr., 43 min. https://www.netflix.com/watch/80037759.
   

Radio Program or Podcast

Tip: Include at minimum - the title of the program, the name of the episode or segment, the date on which it was first aired or made available, and the entity that produced or broadcast the work. You may also include an episode number, the name of the director or author of the episode and (if relevant to your discussion) the names of key performers.

Note 1. Aiden Flax-Clark, "Stonewall 50: The Sound of Memory," June 23, 2019 in Library Talks, podcast, MP3 audio, 25:22, https//podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/stonewall-50-the-sound-of-memory/id804982781?i=1000442439582.
Bibliography Flax-Clark, Aiden. "Stonewall 50: The Sound of Memory." Library Talks. June 23, 2019. Podcast, MP3 audio, 49:24, https//podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/stonewall-50-the-sound-of-memory/id804982781?i=1000442439582.
Note 1. Mike Danforth and Ian Chillag, "F-bombs, Chicken, and Exclamation Points," April 21, 2015, in How to Do Everything,  produced by Gillian Donovan, podcast, MP3 audio, 18:46, http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510303/how-to-do-everything.

Television Series Episode

Tip: Include at minimum - the title of the program, the name of the episode or segment, the date on which it was first aired or made available, and the entity that produced or broadcast the work. You may also include an episode number, the name of the director or author of the episode and (if relevant to your discussion) the names of key performers.

Note 1. Mad Men, season 1, episode 12, "Nixon vs. Kennedy," directed by Alan Taylor, featuring Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, and Vincent Kartheiser, aired October 11, 2007, on AMC (Lions Gate Television, 2007), DVD, disc 4.
Bibliography When including visual and performing arts sources, bibliography is not required, unless the work is critical to your argument or is frequently cited.

Streaming Video From a Website (YouTube, Vimeo)

Movies

Radio Program or Podcast

Television Series Episode


Tips: Citations of movies, television and radio programs, recorded music, and other works in multimedia formats will vary depending on the type of source. At minimum, identify the title of the work, the date it was created or published or otherwise made available, the name of the studio or other entity responsible for producing or distributing the work, and information about the medium in which you consulted it. If you consulted the source online, include a URL.

 

General Format for Audiovisual Content

Reference List

(Entire work)

LastName, FirstName, director. Year. Title of Work. Name of the Studio/Company/Distributor. Viewing medium. URL.

Reference List

(Episode)

The Title of the Program. Year. "Name of the Episode or segment." Directed by. Written by. Viewing medium. URL.
Parenthetical Citation (Last Name of Director Year)

Streaming Video From a Website (YouTube, Vimeo)

Reference List Beyonce. 2016. "Sorry." Directed by Kahlil Joseph and Beyonce Knowles. June 22, 2016. Music Video, 4:25. https://youtu.be/QxsmWxxouIM.
Parenthetical Citation (Beyonce 2016, at 1:09-1:24)
   

Movies

Tip: In the reference list, cite a movie under the name of the director. After the date (the year the movie was released) give the title of the movie (in italics), followed by the name of the company that produced or distributed it. Include information about the actors, producers, and so forth if it is relevant to your discussion. Finish with any relevant information about the medium. If you watched it online include a URL.

Reference List Famuyiwa, Rick, director. Dope. Open Road Films, 2015. 1hr.,43min. https://www.etflix.com/watch/80037759.
Parenthetical Citation (Fumuyiwa 2015)
Reference List Kubrick, Stanley, director. 1964. Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Featuring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, and Sterling Hayden. Columbia. 1hr.,34min. https://www.amazon.com/dp/BoooP407K4.
Parenthetical Citation (Kubrick 1964, 0:11:43 to 0:14:54)

Radio Program or Podcast

Tip: Include at minimum - the title of the program, the name of the episode or segment, the date on which it was first aired or made available, and the entity that produced or broadcast the work. You may also include an episode number, the name of the director or author of the episode and (if relevant to your discussion) the names of key performers.

Reference List Danforth, Mike, and Ian Chillag. 2015. "F-bombs, Chicken, and Exclamation Points." April 21, 2015. In How to Do Everything, produced by Gillian Donovan. Podcast, MP3 audio, 18:46. http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510303/how-to-do-everything.
Parenthetical Citation (Danforth and Chillag 2015)

Television Series Episode

Tip: Include at minimum - the title of the program, the name of the episode or segment, the date on which it was first aired or made available, and the entity that produced or broadcast the work. You may also include an episode number, the name of the director or author of the episode and (if relevant to your discussion) the names of key performers.

Reference List Brady Bunch, The. 1971. Season 3, episode 10, "Her Sister's Shadow." Directed by Russ Mayberry. Aired November 19, 1971, on ABC. https://www.hulu.com/the-brady-bunch.
Parenthetical Citation (Brady Bunch 1971)