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APA Style Guide: Film or television programme

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Film or television programme, stand alone

Reference:   Producer(s) Last name, Initials (Producer), Director(s) Last name Initials, Uploader’s Last name, Initials, & Host Last name, Initials. (Year). Title [Description]. Production company or Label or University Name. URL

Example: Bender, L. A. (Producer) & Tarantino, Q. A. (Director). (1994). Pulp fiction [Film]. Miramax Films.

In-Text-Citation:

  • Director surname (Year)
  • (Director’s surname, year)

Example:

  • In this film Tarantino (1994) demonstrates...
  • In this film (Tarantino, 1994) he sought to…

 

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Film or television programme, part of a series

Reference:   Producer(s) Last name, Initials (Producer), Director(s) Last name Initials, Uploader’s Last name, Initials, & Host Last name, Initials. (Year, Month Day). Title of Episode (Season No., Episode No.) [Description]. In Initials, Name of Producer (Executive Producer), Title of Series Production company or Label. URL

Example: Hogarth, C. T. (Writer & Director). (2020). Minimum impact (Season 1, Episode 2) [TV series episode]. In S. Creasy & G. Long (Executive Producers), Building a human brain. Oaktree Films, Burren Studios.

In-Text-Citation:

  • Director surname (Year)
  • (Director’s surname, year)

Example:

  • In this episode Hogarth (2020) demonstrates...
  • In this episode (Hogarth, 2020) it was sought to…

 

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