FilmsWhen citing a film as part of your research, include the name of the film, director, distributor, year and format (DVD, videocassette). You'll often have two dates: the year the film was originally released and then the year it was released on video. This film, The Color of Fear came out in 1994 and was released on DVD in 2005:
Here's an example for the film E.T.:
Videos from Films on Demand DatabaseBellevue College now subscribes to the Films on Demand database. To cite a video from this database, cite the film as directed above and then add the information about the Films on Demand database.
YouTube VideosFor videos posted to YouTube and similar video hosting websites, include the name of the video, the date it was uploaded, the name of the video hosting site, and the date you watched the video. Here's an example:
Reminder: MLA does not require you to include web addresses (URLs) in your citation, but your instructor may want you to include it. If so, add the web address, in pointy brackets, at the end of your citation.