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Citing and referencing: Films

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Film

Elements required when referencing a film or video clip:

 

Title of Film / Video (in italics); - capitalise each word of the title, film produced by Initials, Producer(s) or Production Company, Place of production,  Distributor (if known) Year of Production / release (in brackets), format, length of film, URL if retrieved from web.

 

Film

Format Title of Film, film produced by A.A. Surname or Production Company, Place of production, (distributed by, year of production), format, length of film
Example

Technology: Catastrophe or Commitment?, film produced by Hobel-Leiterman Productions, Toronto, (distributed by Document Associates, Inc, 880 Third Ave., New York, NY 1022, 1974) 16mm, 24mins

 

DVD or Video

 

Format Title of Film, film produced by A.A. Surname or Production Company, Place of production, (distributed by, year of production), format, length of film
Example

The Physics of Medical Imaging, produced by Video Education Australia, Bendigo, Vic, (distributed by Video Education Australia, 111A Mitchell St, Bendigo, Vic, 3550,  2009) DVD, 27mins.

or

Physics - A World in Motion Series. 1. Work and Energy, produced by ACCESS the Education Station and Alberta Education Learning Essentials, Canada, (distributed by Learning Essentials, 401 Riversdale Rd, Camberwell, Vic, 3124, 1996) VHS, 29 mins

 

Video File 

 

Format Title of Film, film produced by A.A. Surname or Production Company, (year, date uploaded (if available) or date retrieved), retrieved from: ,  format, length of film
Example Thermodynamics (part 1), produced by the Khan Academy, (retrieved 5/11/2012), retrieved from: http://www.khanacademy.org/science/physics/thermodynamics/v/thermodynamics--part-1, video file, 9:49 mins,