Roadmap to Referencing

for use with Harvard-UniSA Style referencing

Sound and Visual

Film (movie)

: Film (recording)

Description: A recording of a film in physical or digital format

Notes

  • Cite a film’s director as its author. Include (dir.) following director’s initials. Where directors are not identified, cite the producer (prod.) or authoring company.
  • Italicise film titles.
  • Always include the type of recording e.g. DVD, Blu-Ray, videotape, iTunes.

In-text citation

Format and layout:
(Director's family name OR Producer's family name OR Authoring body year)
Director's family name OR Producer's family name OR Authoring body (year)
Examples
Hugo (Scorsese 2011) presents Méliès' as...
Scorsese (2011) showcases...

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:
Director's family name, Initial(s) (dir. OR prod.) OR Authoring body year of release, Title of film, type of recording, Production Company OR Distributor.
Examples
Scorsese, M (dir.) 2011, Hugo, DVD, Paramount.