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APA (7th ed.) referencing guide (Online): Film

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Below you will find guidance and examples of how to set out a reference to a film in the body of your work and in the reference list at the end.

In text citations


Smith (2015) showed that...
...(Smith, 2015).

NB: To reference a particular spot or scene in a film you just need to add a timestamp to the in text citation.

Smith (2015, 4:03) showed that...
...(Smith, 2015, 4:03).

Reference list

Last name, Initial(s). (Director). (Release Year). Title of motion picture [Film]. Production Company.


Smith, H. (Director). (2015). Zombie cats [Film]. Elstree Studios.

NB: If the original title of the work is a language different from that of the paper you are writing, provide a translation of the title in square brackets after the title.


Alfredson, T. (Director). (2008). Låt den rätte komma in [Let the right one in] [Film]. Magnolia.