Answered By: ic @westernsydney.edu.au
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2017     Views: 33

The reference for a movie should contain the following:

  • Title of the movie.
  • Format e.g. DVD, video recording, motion picture (if viewed at a cinema)
  • Publisher. This is usually the production company. For co-productions include the name of each company.
  • Place of recording. Location of the production company.

Additional information can be provided at the end of the reference. e.g. Distributed by ..., written by ... , directed by .... , starring ...

If the the movie is viewed online via a free website provide the date viewed and URL. If it is viewed online via a subscribed database provide the viewed date and name of the database.

 

Format for reference list entry.

Title of Movie year of recording, format, Publisher or Production Company, Place of recording, additional information can be added at the end of the reference e.g. Distributed by ,… Written by …, Directed by …

 

Example for reference list entry.

Samson and Delilah 2009, DVD, CAAMA Productions, Alice Springs & Scarlett Pictures, Surrey Hills, distributed by Madman Entertainment, written and directed by Warick Thorton and starring Rowan McNamara and Marissa Gibson

 

If you accessed the recording online via the open web, add the viewed date and URL of the website.

Samson and Delilah 2009, online video, CAAMA Productions, Alice Springs & Scarlett Pictures, Surrey Hills. Distributed by Madman Entertainment, written and directed by Warick Thorton and starring Rowan McNamara and Marissa Gibson, viewed 26 April 2016 , <http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/29002502/samson-and-deliah>

 

If you accessed the recording online via a subscribed database add the viewed date and name of the database. 

Samson and Delilah 2009, online video, CAAMA Productions, Alice Springs & Scarlett Pictures, Surrey Hills. Distributed by Madman Entertainment, written and directed by Warick Thorton and starring Rowan McNamara and Marissa Gibson, viewed 1 April 2016, EduTV database.

 

In-text citation.

Samson and Delilah (2009) examines the …

Apathy towards indigenous...( Samson and Delilah 2009).

 

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