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Chicago Citation Guide

A resource guide to help students using the Chicago Manual of Style citation method.

Citations of films and videos will vary based on the format of the cited material. However, as much identifying information should be included in the citations as possible. A reader should be able to find exactly what you are referencing based on your citation.

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Television Episode


American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson, season 1, episode 6, "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia," directed by Ryan Murphy, written by D. V. Devincentis, featuring Sterling K. Brown, Kenneth Choi, and Sarah Paulson, aired March 8, 2016, on FX,

Shortened Footnote

American Crime Story, "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia."


Murphy, Ryan, dir. American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson. Season 1, episode 6, "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia." Aired March 8, 2016, on FX.



Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuarón (2013; Warner Bros. Pictures, 2014), Blu-Ray Disc, 1080p HD.

Shortened Footnote

Gravity, 2013.


Cuarón, Alfonso, dir. Gravity. 2013; Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Pictures, 2014. Blu-Ray Disc, 1080p HD.


*If you wish to cite a specific scene from a film, place the scene title in quotations marks and include it before the scene title in the footnote. THe scene title is not required in the bibliography.