Harvard Referencing Films In Bibliography This Type

Guide: How to cite a DVD, video, or film in Harvard style

Use the following template to cite a dvd, video, or film using the Harvard 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.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Harvard style.

Reference list

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


Title. (Year Published). [Format] City: Publisher.


My Fair Lady. (1964). [video] USA: George Cukor.

In-text citation

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


(Title, Year Published)


A woman who utters such disgusting, depressing noises......has no right to be anywhere, no right to live. Remember, you're a human with a soul......and the divine gift of articulate speech. Your native language is the language of Shakespeare and......Milton and the Bible. Don't sit there crooning like a bilious pigeon”. (My Fair Lady, 1964)

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Cite A DVD, video, or film in Harvard style

The format for creating a Harvard reference for a DVD, video or film is:

Title, Year [material designation]. Subsidiary originator (if applicable e.g. Director). Production details

Film reference

In text example:

This can be seen in Welles' version of Macbeth (1948).


When referencing films or DVDs, you only need to give the film title and the year of production the first time you reference it. After the first mention, you can just use the film title.

Reference list example:

Macbeth, 1948 [film]. Directed by Orson WELLES. USA: Republic Pictures

DVD/Video reference

In text example:

The DVD Cross Cultural Communication Skills (2005) illustrates...

Reference list example:

Cross cultural communication skills, 2005 [DVD]. Gower

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