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APA Style

Your guide to citing and referencing in APA Style (7th edition)

Film

When citing a film, it's not necessary to specify how you watched it (i.e. on DVD, in a theatre, or streaming online).

Reference

Producer/Director/Writer's Last Name, Initials. (Role in Production). (Year). Title of film in italics: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle [Film]. Production Company.

McKay, A. (Director). (2015). The big short [Film]. Paramount Pictures.

In-text Citation

(Creator lastname, Year).

(McKay, 2015).

Online Video from a Website (YouTube, Vimeo)

If an author's username and real name are known, provide the real name of the individual, followed by the username in square brackets.

Reference

Person or group who posted video [Username, if provided]. (Year, month day video was posted). Title of video in italics: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle [Video]. Website name. Hyperlinked URL

Mishler, A. [Yoga with Adriene]. (2019, March 10). Yoga for change and drain [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/E3jFEOD2tIU

In-text Citation

(Author lastname or Username, Year).

(Mishler, 2019).

Online Video from a Website, Poster Unknown

Reference

Username that posted the video. (Year, month day video was posted).  Title of video in italics: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle [Video]. Website name. Hyperlinked URL

All Aces Media. (2012, January 19). Often awesome the series [Video]. Vimeo. http://vimeo.com/35311255

 In-text Citation

(Creator, Year).

(All Aces Media, 2012).

Online Video from a Library Database

Reference

Name of Company/Organization that Provided Content or Creator's Lastname, Creator initials. (Year video was created, Month Day if known). Title of video in italics: Capitalize first word in title and subtitle [Video]. Production Company.

Klodawsky, H. (Director). (1994). Motherland: Tales of wonder [Video]. National Film Board of Canada.

 In-text Citation

(Creator, Year).

(Klodawsky, 1994).

Podcast Episode

Reference

Podcast Host lastname, Initials. (Host). (Year, Month Day). Title of episode: Subtitle (No. If provided) [Audio podcast episode]. In Name of podcast. Publisher. Hyperlinked URL

Gilbert, E. (Host). (2015, July 13). Do what ignites your soul [Audio podcast episode]. In Magic lessons. Riverhead Books. http://podbay.fm/show/1018969048/e/1436813857?autostart=1

In-text Citation

(Author lastname or username, Year).

(Gilbert, 2015).

Single Song or Track

Reference

Artist lastname, Artist initials. (Year). Title of song [Song]. On Album name. Publisher. Hyperlinked URL (only if there is only one location to access the song).

Collins, P. (1981). In the air tonight [Song]. On Face Value. Atlantic Records.

In-text Citation

(Artist lastname, Year, para. #).

(Collins, 1981).
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