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Writing and Citing: MLA 8th Edition: Audiovisual Material

MLA 8th Edition

Visual Materials

Film:

Title of the Film. Director First Name Last Name, performer First Name Last Name, Publisher, Publication year.

The Royal Tenenbaums. Directed by Wes Anderson, performances by Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Bill Murray, Gwyneth Paltrow, Danny Glover, Touchstone Pictures, 2001. 

Youtube Video:

Last Name, First Name of video creator or Username of video creator. "Title of Video." Title of Hosting Website (YouTube), uploaded by company or individual if applicable, date of publication, URL of video. 

Spurlock, Morgan. "Super Size Me." YouTube, uploaded by Samuel Goldwyn, 2004, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKQGAv8gtBA

Audio Materials

Podcast:

Last name, First name of the creator. “Title of podcast.” Title of the website,
          role of contributors and their First name Last name, Version,
          Numbers, Publisher, Publication date, URL (no https://)

Music Recording:

Presley, E. "Jailhouse Rock." Essential Elvis Presley, BMG, 2007.

Artists Involved: Presley, E.
List either the band name, lead performer, or composer, etc. If it is a person's name, list the last name followed by the first initial of first name. End with a period.

Title & subtitle of the song: "Jailhouse Rock."
The title & subtitle are separated by a colon. Capitalize the first and last words of the title and subtitle, and all proper nouns and important words. Place article title & subtitle in quotation marks and end with a period.

Title & subtitle of the album: Essential Elvis Presley,
The title & subtitle are separated by a colon. Capitalize the first and last words of the title and subtitle, and all proper nouns and important words. Place article title & subtitle in Italics and end with a comma. 

Publisher: BMG,
List the manufacturer or publisher of the sound recording. Place a comma after the publisher's name to separate it from the year of publication.

Year of publication: 2007.
List the year of the publication of the recording. End citation with a period.

For more information on citing songs: https://style.mla.org/cite-song-from-itunes/