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Art History: Media

A Subject Guide for the School of Art History

Citing Film and Video in Chicago Style

Format - Motion Picture:

Movie Title. Directed by First name Last name. City of publication: Studio, Year of release.


Submarine. Directed by Richard Ayoade. London: Film4 Productions, 2010.


Format – TV Show:

TV series name. “Episode Title.” Episode number (if available). Directed by First name Last name.

Written by First name Last name. Name of network, Month Date, Year of original air date.


House, M.D. “Simple Explanation.” Directed by Greg Yaitanes. Written by Leonard Dick. Fox

Broadcasting, April 6 2009


Format – YouTube:

Last Name, First Name. “Video Title”. Filmed [Month Year]. YouTube video, Duration. Posted

[Month Year]. Video URL.


GEICO Insurance. “GEICO Hump Day Camel Commercial – Happier than a Camel on

Wednesday”. Filmed [May 2013]. YouTube video, 00:30. Posted [May 2013].

DVD Checkout Policies

The Academy of Art Library has an extensive film collection that is located in the main library.


Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Circulating DVDs:

3 DVDs for 3 days. 1 renewal allowed. 


Course Reserve DVDs must be viewed in the library.


Faculty and Department Directors

Circulating DVDs: 

5 DVDs for 7 days. 1 renewal allowed. 


Course Reserve DVDs may be borrowed to screen in class and must be returned as soon as possible after viewing.

Want to stream online videos, documentaries, and films? Kanopy offers FREE online streaming. There's hundreds of Art History videos you can choose from. Here's a few to get you started:

Note: If you are off-campus and want to access Kanopy, you have to log in with your first and last name, and student ID number. If you have any questions, please email