How to cite a Hulu video in APA

APA Hulu video citation

To cite a Hulu video in a reference entry in APA style 6th edition include the following elements:

  1. Director(s) & Producer(s): Give the last name and initials (e. g. Watson, J. D.) of the primary contributors (e. g. Director or Producer) ending with a parentheses identifying their contribution.
  2. Year of release: If a TV show, give the period of years in which it was aired.
  3. Title of the Hulu video: Only the first letter of the first word and proper nouns are capitalized.
  4. Video format: E.g. TV series, Movie, etc.
  5. URL: Give the full URL of the web page including the protocol (http:// or https://).

Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a Hulu video in APA style 6th edition:

Director(s) & Producer(s). (Year of release). Title of the Hulu video [Video format]. Retrieved from URL

APA reference list examples

Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the APA style guidelines for a Hulu video citation in action:


A show retrieved from Hulu with one producer

Fogelman, D. (Producer). (2016-present). This is us [TV series]. Retrieved from

A movie available at Hulu with one director and one producer

Krasinski, J. (Director) & Bay, M. (Producer). (2018). A quiet place [Movie]. Retrieved from
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This citation style guide is based on the official Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).

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