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APA Style Guide: 7th Edition

TED Talk



Speaker, A. A. (Year, Month followed by day). Title of film in sentence case and italics: Capitalize the first word of the subtitle [Video]. Producer.



Giertz, S. (2018, April). Why you should make useless things [Video]. TED Conferences.


  • Speaker, A. A. = Speaker’s surname followed by first and middle initials, when available.
  • Describe the work in square brackets after the title. For example: [Video]
  • Include the direct URL to the video.



Examples of formatting an in-text citation for this item are outlined below:

Reference Information

Giertz, S. (2018, April). Why you should make useless things [Video]. TED Conferences.

In-text Citation Guidelines



Parenthetical example


Consider this a paraphrased sentence (Giertz, 2018).                        


Narrative example


According to Giertz, "consider this a direct quote with a time stamp" (2018, 23:33).

Remember, in-text citation formatting changes depending on a number of factors.

See Number of Authors, Publication Date, and Page/Paragraph Number, Heading or Time Stamp for more information.