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APA Referencing Guide: Video & TV

Reference List
Author Surname, Initial. (Producer, Director, Writer etc.). (Year). Title of the work [Format DVD or Video]. Studio or distributor. 

Webb, M. (Director). (2017). Gifted [DVD]. Roadshow Entertainment.

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Webb, 2017)

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With a Producer  or Director

Author Surname, Initial. (Producer, Director, Writer etc.). (Year of broadcast). Title of show [Video ]. https://xxxx

Medivision. (Producer). (2018). Nutrition in critical care patients [Video]. https://elogin02.dtwd.wa.gov.au/login?url=https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=274857&xtid=148961 

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Medivision, 2018)

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With no Producer or Director

Title [Video file]. (Year of broadcast). https://xxxx

Coronavirus and COVID-19: Prevention and management [Video]. (2020). https://elogin02.dtwd.wa.gov.au/login?url=https://nmtafe.safetyhub.com/embeddirect/E91A67ED/2258647

In-text
(Title, Year)
(Coronavirus and COVID-19, 2020)

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Author Surname, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of video in italics [Video]. Site Name. https://xxxx

Tait, J. (2013, November 24). Effective flipped learning note-taking [Video]. You Tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OawrEf6KjhU

Note: If the author's real name is not available, include only the screen name. 
 
In-Text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Tait, 2013)

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1. TED Talk from the TED website:

Author Surname, Initial(s).  (Year, Month Day). Title of video in italics [Video]. Site Name. https://xxxx

Palmer, A. (2013, March). Amanda Palmer: The art of asking [Video]. TED Conferences. https://www.ted.com/talks/amanda_palmer_the_art_of_asking

2. TED Talk from YouTube:

TED. (Year, Month Day). Title of video in italics: Speaker [Video]. Site Name. https://xxxx

TED. (2014, June 27). How to speak so that people want to listen: Julian Treasure [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIho2S0ZahI

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Palmer, 2013)

OR

TED (2014)

Tips:

  • Title in italic
  • When the TED Talk comes from TED's website (as with the Palmer example), use the name of the speaker as the author. When the TED Talk is on YouTube, list the owner of the YouTube account (here TED) as the author. 

Reference List 
Author Surname, Initial. (Producer, Director, Writer etc.). (Year). Title of video in italics [Video]. Site Name. https://xxxx

Angier, J. (Producer). (2011). Saving the ocean: Shark reef & the sacred island [Video]. Netflix. https://www.netflix.com

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Angier, 2011)

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Reviewer Surname, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of review [Review of the film Film title, by Director Initial. Surname, Dir.]. Website. https://xxxx

Richards, O. (2022, September 27). Mrs Harris goes to Paris [Review of the film Mrs Harris goes to Paris, by A. Fabian, Dir.]. Empire. https://www.empireonline.com/movies/reviews/mrs-harris-goes-to-paris/

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Richards, 2022)

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Author Surname, Initial. (Producer, Director, Writer etc.). (Year, Month, Day). Title of broadcast [Radio broadcast]. Broadcast channel.
Hall, A. (Producer). (2014, May 1). Sane in insane places [Radio broadcast]. BBC Radio 4.

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Hall, 2014)

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Author Surname, Initial. (Producer, Director, Writer etc.). (Year of broadcast). Title of show [TV series episode]. Broadcasting Company.

Lewis, C. (Producer), & Apted, M. (Director). (2019). 63 up [TV series episode]. SBS TV.

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Lewis & Apted, 2019)

When referencing the whole series

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Author Surname, Initial. (Producer, Director, Writer etc.). (Year of series first season). Title of series [TV series]. Broadcasting Company.

Rhimes, S. (Executive Producer). (2005). Gray's Anatomy [TV series]. National Broadcasting Company.

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Rhimes, 2005)

When referencing one episode from the series

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Author Surname, Initial. (Producer, Director, Writer etc). (Year of broadcast). Title of episode [TV series episode]. In First Initial, Last Name of Producer (Producer), Title of series. Broadcasting Company.

Reich, A., Cohen, T. (Writers), & Bright, K.S. (Director). (2003). The one after Joey and Rachel kiss [TV series episode]. In K.S. Bright (Producer), Friends. National Broadcasting Company.

In-text
(Author Surname, Year)
(Reich, Cohen & Bright, 2003)

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Presenter Surname, Initial. (Presenter). (Year, Month Day of program). Title of segment [TV/Radio broadcast transcript]. In Title of program. http://xxxx

Henderson, B. (Presenter). (2016, August 22). What a wonderful world [TV transcript]. In Australian Story. https://www.abc.net.au/news/programs/austory

In-text
(Presenter Surname, Year)
(Henderson, 2016)