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APA Guide 7th Edition: Audiovisual Media

A guide to the APA 7th edition Citation Style

Audiovisual Works

Film or video

Forman, M. (Director). (1975). One flew over the cuckoo's nest [Film]. United Artists.

Fosha, D. (Guest Expert), & Levenson, H. (Host). (2017). Accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy (AEDP) supervision[Film; educational DVD]. American Psychological Association.

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.

Film or video in another language

Malle, L. (Director). (1987). Au revior les enfants [Goodbye children] [Film]. Nouvelles Editions de Films.

TV series

Simon, D., Colesberry, R. F., & Kostroff Noble, N. (Executive Producers). (2002-2008). The wire [TV series]. Blown Deadline Productions; HBO.

TV series episode or webisode

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

TED Talk

Giertz, S. (2018, April). Why you should make useless things [Video]. TED Conferences.

TED. (2012, March 16). Brene Brown: Listening to shame [Video]. YouTube.

YouTube or other streaming video

Cutts, S. (2017, November 24). Happiness [Video] Vimeo.

University of Oxford. (2018, December 6). How do geckos walk on water? [Video]. YouTube.

Audio Works

Music album

Bach, J. S. (2010). The Bradenburg concertos: Concertos BWV 1043 & 1060 [Album recorded by Academy of St Martin in the Fields]. Decca. (Original work published 1721).


Vendantam, S. (Host). (2015-present). Hidden brain [Audio podcast]. NPR.

Podcast episode

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

Speech audio recording

King, M. L., Jr. (1963, August 28).  I have a dream [Speech audio recording]. American Rhetoric.

Visual Works

Artwork in a museum or on a museum website

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

Wood, G. (1930). American gothic [Painting]. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States.


Cable, D. (2013). The racial dot map [Map]. University of Virginia. Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

Google. (n.d.). [Google Maps directions for driving from La Paz, Bolivia, to Lima, Peru]. Retrieved December 5, 2019 from


McCurry, S. (1985). Afghan girl [Photograph]. National Geographic.

Rinaldi, J. (2016). [Photograph series of a boy who finds his footing after abuse by those he trusted]. The Pulitzer Prizes.

PowerPoint slides or lecture notes

Cana, E., & Vasilev, J. (2019, May 22). [Lecture notes on resource allocation]. Department of Management Control and Information Systems, University of Chile.

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

Mobile Apps

Mobile App

Epocrates. (2019). Epocrates medical references (Version 18.12) [Mobile app]. App Store.

Entry in a mobile app reference work

Epocrates. (2019). Interaction check: Aspirin + sertraline. In Epocrates medical references (version 18.12) [Mobile app]. App Store.

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