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Films, Videos, and Television and Radio Programs

The following details should be provided in a reference list:

  • title
  • date of recording
  • format
  • publisher
  • place of recording
  • Any special credits and other information that might be useful can be noted after the citation.

(Snooks & Co. 2002, p.229)

Some examples are included below:

DVD
American history x, 1998, DVD video, Warner Bros, NSW.

Documentary
Utopia, 2014, documentary, Dartmouth Films, NSW.

Program from The Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Plan of attack: the making of a teenage terrorist', 2015, television program, Four Corners, Sydney, 23 November.

Grumpy meets the orchestra 1992, video recording, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney.
Featuring the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Program from SBS
Living black: youth crime, 2012, television program, SBS ONE, Queensland, 13 May.

What are we going to do with the money? 1997, television program, SBS Television, Sydney.
8 August.

YouTube
I love being a police officer, but we need reform, 2016, YouTube video recording, TED Talks, New York, 3 February.


 

In the author- date style, in-text references to films, videos and television and radio programs should contain the title and date of production.

(Snooks & Co. 2002, p.229)

Some examples are included below:

DVD
American history x (1998)
(American history x 1998)

Documentary
Utopia (2014)
(Utopia 2014)

Program from Four Corners
Plan of attack: the making of a teenage terrorist (2015)
(Plan of attack: the making of a teenage terrorist 2015)

Program from SBS
Living black: youth crime (2012)
(Living black: youth crime 2012)

YouTube
I love being a police officer, but we need reform (2016)
(I love being a police officer, but we need reform 2016)

Finding the Referencing Information for a Program

Sometimes finding the referencing information for the program you viewed can be tricky.
The following sources are suggested to assist you in obtaining this information:

  • MultiSearch - if you borrowed a DVD from the library, the referencing information should be on MulitSearch
  • EduTV - contains a lot of programs from the ABC, SBS and a range of documentaries and films. Production information and date of transmission are available from this site.