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MLA Format (8th Edition): Movies and YouTube Videos

Movies

*Remember that all citations need to be formated with a hanging indent where the first line is to the margin and the following lines are indented.

 

Title. Directed by Firstname Lastname, performances by Firstname Lastname, Firstname Lastname, and Firstname LastnameFilm Studio or       Distributor, Release Year.

Example:

The Usual Suspects. Directed by Bryan Singer, performances by Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin, and Benecio del Toro, Polygram, 1995.

 

Ed Wood. Directed by Tim Burton, performances by Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Touchstone, 1994

 

 

If you would like to highlight a specific performer or director, put their name at the beginning of the citation.

Example:

Lucas, GeorgedirectorStar Wars Episode IV: A New HopeTwentieth Century Fox1977

 

 

This information was obtained from the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

YouTube Videos

*Remember that all citations need to be formated with a hanging indent where the first line is to the margin and the following lines are indented.

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If the author is different from the uploaded, cite the author’s name before the title.

 

Author’s Name. “Title of Image or Video.” YouTube, uploaded by uploader's name, date of posting. URL.

Example:

Shimabukuro, Jake. "Ukulele Weeps by Jake Shimabukuro." YouTube, uploaded by cromulantman, 22 Apr. 2006. www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSkP3uym5k

 

 

If the author’s name is the same as the uploader, only cite the author once.  

Title of Image or Video.” YouTube, uploaded by uploader's namedate of posting, URL.

Example:

"Blank Space/Style (Taylor Swift Mash-Up)." YouTube, uploaded by Jessica Wendorff, 23 Dec. 2014https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m3o5LuFKxg

 

This information was obtained from the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

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