APA Audiovisual

APA Audiovisual

Where to find citation information on IMDb.com:

Example of IMDb website citation showing Film Title, Date of Publication, Author's name, and publisher.

APA Audiovisual Media Citations
Citations for audiovisual media include:

  • Author's name (may be the director, executive producer, or writer of the piece of media)
  • Author’s title (in parentheses)
  • Date of publication (in parentheses)
  • Title of episode (if applicable; capitalize only first word of the title, first word of subtitle, and proper nouns)
  • Title of work italicized (capitalize only first word of the title, first word of subtitle, and proper nouns)
  • Publisher
  • URL (if applicable)

Note: Include as much of the above information as possible in the reference entry. Any missing information may be left out.

Last name, D. D. (Director). (Year). Title of work [Description]. Production Company. URL (this is a movie citation)

Defunctland. (2019, November 30). DefunctTV: The history of Gullah Gullah Island [Video]. YouTube.


Mendes, S. (Director). (2019). 1917 [Film]. DreamWorks Pictures; Reliance Entertainment; New Republic Pictures;

Mogambo; Neal Street Productions; Amblin Partners.

Remes, O. (2017, March). How to cope with anxiety [Video]. TED Conferences.


*Audiovisual Reference information is in Section 10.12 of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.).

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