Skip to Main Content
Skip to content

Citation Help: Audio/Visual

APA Citation Help: Audio Visual


Note: Citations with more than one line of text should have a hanging indent of 1/2 inch or 5 spaces.

Important Elements:

  • Author (last name, initials only for first & middle names)
  • Date
  • Title
  • Publisher
  • URL

Template for standalone audiovisual work

Director, D. D. (Director). (2020). Title of work [Description]. Publisher. URL

Template for audiovisual work part of a group

Writer, W. W. (Writer), & Director, D. D. (Director). (2020). Title of song [Description]. On Title of album. Label. URL



Jackson, P. (Director). (2001). The lord of the rings: The fellowship of the ring [Film; four-disc special extended ed. on DVD] WingNut Films; The Saul Zaentz Company.

TV series episode

Barris, K. (Writer & Director). (2017, January 11). Lemons (Season 3, Episode 12) [TV series episode]. In K. Barris, J. Gross, A. Anderson, E. B. Dobbins, L. Fishburne, & H Sugland (Executive Producers), Black-ish. Wilmore Films; Artist First; Cinema Gypsy Productions; ABC Studios.

Podcast episode

Glass, I. (Host). (2011, August 12). Amusement park (No. 443) [Audio podcast episode]. In This American life. WBEZ Chicago.

Artwork in museum

Delacroix, E. (1826-1827). Faust attempts to seduce Marguerite [Lithograph]. The Louvre, Paris, France.

PowerPoint slides or lecture notes

Mark, R., & Spake, G. (2018). Citing open source images and formatting references for presentations [PowerPoint slides]. Canvas@FNU.

Some examples courtesy of APA Publication Manual

Ask a Librarian

Librarians are available to help you with your questions. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have regarding citation styles, citation management, etc.

Ask a question below or contact your subject specialist librarian for more help!