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Citing audiovisual materials: Chicago/Turabian (17th ed.) citation guide

This guide provides examples of citations of commonly-used sources, based on The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.), using notes/bibliography style only.

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Film/film scene

More guidelines for citing this type of material can be found in sections 14.265 - 14.267.

Note

A note for a film:

     1. Biodemocracy: Making a Difference, directed by Charles Kassatly (Montreal: National Film Board of Canada/No One to Blame Productions, 2002), VHS.

A note for a film scene:

     2. John Travolta, "Conversation with Annette," Saturday Night Fever, special ed., directed by William Golding (1977; Culver City, CA: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, 1998), DVD.

Bibliography

A bibliographic entry for a film:

Biodemocracy: Making a Difference. Directed by Charles Kassatly. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada/No One to Blame Productions, 2002. VHS.

A bibliographic entry for a film scene:

Travolta, John. "Conversation with Annette." special ed. Directed by William Golding. 1977. Culver City, CA: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, 1998.

Comments

  • Include such information as: creator(s), title, publisher, date and medium (e.g. DVD) (14.265).
  • If the online material is a digitized version of a performance or published source, then information about the original performance or source should be included in the note and bibliography (14.267).
  • Film Scenes (individually accessible in DVDs, e.g. "Conversation with Annette") are treated as chapters and cited by title or by number (14.265). See film scene example above.

YouTube

More guidelines for citing this type of material can be found in sections 14.265 - 14.267.

Note

     1. Ze Bookman, "All About that Bass Parody - All About Them Books!," YouTube Video, 3:00, May 18, 2015, https://youtu.be/Zz4tjFG2W98

Bibliography

Ze Bookman, "All About that Bass Parody - All About Them Books!," YouTube Video, 3:00, May 18, 2015, https://youtu.be/Zz4tjFG2W98 

Streaming video

More guidelines for citing this type of material can be found in sections 14.265 - 14.267.

Note

     1. Peter Morgan, creator, "Smoke and Mirrors," The Crown, season 1, episode 5, 2016, Netflix. Accessed July 23, 2019.

     2. Ron E. Scott, director, "Forgiveness," Blackstone, season 2, episode 6, n.d., Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Accessed July 23, 2019.

Bibliography

Morgan, Peter, creator. "Smoke and Mirrors." The Crown. Season 1, Episode 5. 2016. Accessed July 23, 2019. https://www.netflix.com/ca/title/80025678

Scott, Ron E., dir. "Forgiveness." Blackstone. Season 2, Episode 6. N.d., Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Accessed July 23, 2019. https://aptn.ca/blackstone/

Podcast

More guidelines for citing this type of material can be found in sections 14.265 - 14.267.

Note

     1. Ryan McMahon, host, "Little Stories." Red Man Laughing (podcast), November 18, 2018, accessed July 25, 2019, https://radiopublic.com/red-man-laughing-6nvLMj/ep/s1!39a43.

Bibliography

McMahon, Ryan, host. "Little Stories." Red Man Laughing (podcast). November 18, 2018. Accessed July 25, 2019. https://radiopublic.com/red-man-laughing-6nvLMj/ep/s1!39a43