Contact Us

Phone: 617-733-3771

We are open 9am-8pm six days a week by appointment only. Please call or email to schedule your individual meeting with one of our video professionals.

Studio address
14 Rowe Street
Newton, MA 02466

We are located in Newton near Route 128 and the Mass Turnpike.

From the Turnpike Heading East towards Boston:

Get off at Exit 14 and stay on the ramp towards the Route 30 sign. Route 30 (Commonwealth Avenue) will take you past the Marriott Hotel on your left. Go to your first major intersection and make a left on Lexington Street. Make your first right and at the first first stop sign, make a left onto Rowe Street. BiographyStories is in a Victorian house at 14 Rowe Street.

From The Turnpike heading West away from Boston:

Take the turnpike to Route 128 exit but stay straight when you pay the toll to Route 30. Go right on Route 30 and follow the directions as listed above.

From Route 128:

Take Exit 24 which is Commonwealth Avenue and follow the directions from Route 30 as listed above.

From Brookline and Newton:

Go down Washington Street until you see the West Newton Cinema on your left. Make a right hand turn on Cherry Street (across from the Cinema). Make your first left on Webster Street. Go down 2 stop signs and make a right on Rowe Street. BiographyStories is in a Victorian house at 14 Rowe Street.

14 Rowe St
Newton, MA, 02466


Based in Boston, we produce custom designed family history videos. We create living legacies with video interviews, photographs, home movies and mementos.


About Us


Hal Slifer and his team of Video Historians have been creating Legacy Videos, Photo Montages and videotaping family events and parties for more than twenty years.

Hal Slifer has been written about in numerous newspaper articles including the Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, various film and video magazines as well as WBZ-TV, and WHDH-TV. is well known on the speaking circuit as they enjoy sharing their passion and knowledge about family history productions with genealogical groups, video associations, health care professionals and other personal family history professionals.

Feel free to e-mail Hal at or call us at 617-733-3771 so we can discuss with you the style and flavor of a Legacy Video that we can produce for you or a loved one in your family. We invite you to come to our Newton office for a free consultation, without any obligation, to learn more about what we can do for you to help you celebrate your precious memories.