Skip to main content

Citing Media: APA - Images, Films, TV, Music

Direct comments to


Use the format below to cite images you access online. If you cannot find all of the information, fill in as much as you can. If you cannot find a date associated with the image, use n.d. (stands for no date) instead.


Artist, A.A. (Date of publication; use n.d. if no date listed). Photograph title or description [Description of form]. Retrieved from URL

Teo, K. (2009, April 8). Cat [Photograph]. Retrieved from 






Recorded Music


Artist last name, A.A. (Year). Song title. On Album title. City, State of production: Recording manufacturer.

Bach, J.S. (2002). Cello Suites Nos. 1, 5, and 6. New York, NY: Sony


Coldplay. (2005). Fix You. On X & Y. Hollywood, CA: Capitol Records.


Films & Movies


Producer, P.P. (Producer), & Director, D.D. (Director). (Year of publication). Title [Motion picture]. Country of origin: Studio or distributor.

Fields, F. (Producer), & Zwick, E. (Director). (1989). Glory [Motion picture]. 

         USA: TriStar Pictures.



Television Broadcast:


Prodcucer, P.P. (Producer). (Date of broadcast). Title [Television broadcast]. City, State: Studio or distributer.

Maher, B. & Gurvitz, M. (Producers). (2013, September 20). Real time with 

         Bill Maher [Television broadcast]. Los Angeles, CA: Home Box 

         Office (HBO).


Television Series:


Writer, W.W. (Writer), & Director, D.D. (Director). (Date of publication). Title of episode [Television series episode]. In P. Producer (Producer), Series title. City, State: Studio or distributor.

Molaro, S., Prady, B., & Holland, S. (Writers) & Cendrowski, M. (Director). 

         (2013). The egg salad equivalency [Television series episode]. In 

         C. Lorre (Producer), The big bang theory. Burbank, CA: Warner Bros.