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General notes

See APA Style Referencing Guide - TV, film & video for definitive examples of APA-compliant references.

Main contributors’ names

  • Very specific steps must be taken in EndNote in order to output references in Word that include the bracketed position descriptors required by APA, e.g.

Scorcese, M. (Producer)

EndNote workaround

  • Enter each contributor on a new line
  • Use the inverted format, i.e. family name followed by first initial
  • Type the full stop after the author's initial (in this case, EndNote will not add it automatically for you)
  • Add an extra comma after each contributor’s family name
  • Enter the position descriptor in brackets, after each name, e.g.

Scorcese,, M. (Producer)

Lonergan,, K. (Writer/Director)

Workarounds: Film, TV & video/DVD

Resource Reference type Tips Example
Film/movie Film or Broadcast

Enter the names of the main contributors in the Director field

In the Medium field type the words: Motion picture

Enter the studio name in the Distributor field

Scorcese, M. (Producer), & Lonergan, K. (Writer/Director). (2000). You can count on me [Motion picture]. United States: Paramount Pictures.

Television series Film or Broadcast

Enter the name of the main producer in the Director field

In the Title field enter the series name

In the Medium field type: Television series

Laing, J. (Producer). (2006). Outrageous fortune [Television series]. New Zealand: South Pacific Pictures.

 

Single episode in a television series Book Section

Enter the names of the primary contributors in the Author field

In the Series Editor field enter the name of the executive producer following the same format as the Author field

In the Title field enter the episode title

In the Book Title field enter the television series name

In the Label field type: Television series episode

In the Publisher field enter the studio name

Egan, D. (Writer), & Alexander, J. (Director). (2005). Failure to communicate [Television series episode]. In D. Shore (Executive producer), House. New York, NY: Fox Broadcasting.

Television film online, subscription only Film or Broadcast

In the Medium field, type: Television film

In the Author Address field enter the homepage of the supplier

Haskell, C. (Director). (2011). Tangiwai  [Television film]. Available from http://www.etv.org.nz

DVD Film or Broadcast

In the Medium field, type: DVD

In the Author Address field enter the homepage of the supplier

American Psychological Association. (2000). Responding therapeutically to patient expressions of sexual attraction [DVD]. Available from http://www.apa.org/videos/

YouTube video Film or Broadcast

To enter the date of the video: in the Access Date field, include the month and day (if applicable), and enter the year in the Year field.

In the Medium field, type the words: Video file

If only the screen name is available, in this case Bellofolletti, enter that as the author, in the Director field

Bellofolletti. (2009, April 8). Ghost caught on surveillance camera [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq1ms2JhYBI&feature=related

YouTube video blog post Blog

To enter the date of the video: in the Date field, include the month and day (if applicable), and enter the year in the Year field

In the Description field, type the words: Video file

Note: when the YouTube video is part of a series of blog posts the subject line of the message is not italicised

Norton, R. (2006, November 4). How to train a cat to operate a light switch [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkMOd9PVuKg