Chicago Manual Style Bibliography Film Format

Note: The Chicago Manual of Style does not have an explicit citation structure for TV episodes or series. This citation is modeled after best practices suggested by librarians and The Chicago Manual of Style’s Q&A website.

Structure:

TV series name. “Episode Title.” Episode number (if available). Directed by First name Last name. Written by First name Last name. Name of network, Month Date, Year of original air date.

 

Note: If you cannot find the necessary bibliographic data within the episode’s credit, consult IMDB.com or a similar website.

Example:

House, M.D. “Simple Explanation.” Directed by Greg Yaitanes. Written by Leonard Dick. Fox Broadcasting, April 6 2009.

 


Guide: How to cite a DVD, video, or film in Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (note) style

Use the following template to cite a dvd, video, or film using the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (note) 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.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (note) style.

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:

The Truman Show. Film. United States: Peter Wier, 1998.

In-text citation

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

Template

Title.

Example

Niccol, A., & Weir, P. (1999). The Truman show. Hollywood, CA: Paramount Pictures. The Truman Show.

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