Use the following template to cite a dvd, video, or film using the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Notes-Bibliography Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Title. Format. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Example:

Ghostbusters. DVD. United States: Ian Reitman, 1984.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

Title, Format (City: Publisher, Year Published).

Example

human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria Ghostbusters, DVD (United States: Ian Reitman, 1984).

Author-Date Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Title. Year Published. Format. City: Publisher.

Example:

Aladdin. 1992. Film. John Musker.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Title Year Published)

Example

“Three wishes, to be exact. And ixnay on the wishing for more wishes. That's all. Three. Uno, dos, tres. No substitutions, exchanges, or refunds” (Aladdin 1992)

Popular Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guides


Other Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guides