Film – Motion picture; a movie.
How to cite a film/movie
Title. Dir. First M. Last. Perf. First M. Last. Distributor, Year Published. Media Type.
Little Miss Sunshine. Dir. Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Perf. Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Abigail Breslin, and Alan Arkin. Fox Searchlight, 2006. DVD.
How to cite a movie/film found online
Title. Dir. First M. Last. Perf. First M. Last. Distributor, Year Published. Website Title. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Dir. Lasse Hallstrom. Perf. Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Juliette Lewis. Paramount, 1993. Hulu. Web. 2 July 2010.
How to cite a video clip found online
Title. Dir. First M. Last. Prod. First M. Last. Distributor, Year Created. Website Title. Website Publisher, Date Month Year Published. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.
Note: Because this video is only hosted on YouTube, but not created by the service, we do not have to include the website publisher or the date of electronic publication.
Watermelon Baby. Prod. CrazyLaughAction. YouTube. Web. 22 July 2010.
Generate Modern Language Association 8th edition citations for Books
Glossary of Selected Terms
|A short review or description of what you are citing.|
|When an online work was viewed.|
|When content was published online or electronically. This date is not always present on a webpage.|
Place of Publication
|Location of the publisher. Depending on the source or style, you may or may not need to know the city, state, or country.|
|Company, individual, or entity that helped get a work published or distributed.|
|Letters/Abbreviations at the end of a name that tells us more about an individual. For example, Jr. (junior), III (third in family with a name), Esq. (esquire), etc.|
|Name given to a source that identifies it.|
|Link or address of a webpage. One example is http://www.citationmachine.net/.|
|How a source or content piece was distributed or presented. Here is one example: E-book: Other - PDF, CSV, Word Doc, etc.|
|Someone or an organization that helped produce a certain work. For example, a film director, dance choreographer, orchestra conductor, etc.|
|Creator (often writer) of a piece such as a book, script, play, article, podcast, comic, etc.|
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