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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Film or television programme

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use APA and MLA. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Film or television program

Reference:  Producer(s) Last name, Initials (Producer) & Director(s) Last name Initials. (Year). Title [Motion picture]. Place of production: Production company.

Example: Bender, L.A. (Producer) & Tarantino, Q. A (Director). (1994). Pulp fiction [Motion picture]. United States: Miramax Films.


  • Director surname (Year)
  • (Director’s surname, year)


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