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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Film

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Film

Reference: Title. Directed by First name Last name of director, Performance by Key Performers' First Name Last Name. Distributor, Release date. 

Example: A Street Cat Named Bob. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, Performed by Bob,  Luke Treadaway and  Ruta Gedmintas. Polygram, Sony, 2016.  

In-Text-Citation:

  • (Title of film)

Example:

  • Spottiswoode’s 2016 film (A Street Cat Named Bob) displayed how….

Note: If you want to highlight a key particular performer, start the citation with their name, then their title.

Gedmintas, Ruta, performer. A Street Cat Named Bob. Sony, 2016.