We are a video and podcast production agency.

Storytelling is our passion.

Your Narrative

Let’s create a strategy.

Who is your audience?

What do you want them to do?

Why is their action important?

How will we tell your story?



Film and video solutions for researchers, academics, and educators

– Full feature studio production and adaptive on-location filming
– Professional editing, mastering, hosting, and streaming
– Seamless integration with Knowledge Translation strategies


Outsource your podcast design and hosting needs to our professional team of audio engineers and storytellers

– Complete recording, editing, and management services
– Host a podcast, schedule guests, or outsource all coordination to us
Adaptable and fully customizable solutions for any specific context


A simplified, comprehensive, and professional wedding package

– Multi-angle video capture of the wedding ceremony
– Includes reception highlights and reception speeches
– Final deliverable provided as a downloadable video file


Narratory is owned and operated by James Shelley — a professional film and audio engineer with over 20 years of field experience. He has worked with dozens of organizations and institutions, including

City of London
Institute for Knowledge Mobilization
London Arts Council
London Cross-Cultural Learners Centre
London InterCommunity Health Centre
McMaster University
Sisters of St. Joseph
Université de Montréal
University of British Columbia


These stories mean everything to us.

His work on our Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum in Toronto was absolutely perfect.

Peter Levesque

James is not only a technical wizard, but, given his deep knowledge of issues of equity and social justice, provides editing that is unsurpassed.

Dr. Nadine Wathen

James captured the essence of one of the most important days in our journey as a family.

Tim and Connie Bailey

James has a wonderful ability to bring out the best…

Dr. Harriet MacMillan

Delivers well above all expectations.

Dr. Michael Clarke

James created a wonderful product that was crisp, clear, and exactly what we were looking for.

Dr. Abe Oudshoorn

His work has depth.

Margo Ritchie

James helped us design and realize a creative knowledge translation strategy…

Dr. Jason Gilliland

Extremely creative in using video as a medium to tell stories or disseminate complex knowledge.

Matt Ross

I was so proud to share the videos with potential clients, and given my upswing in requests for consultation, I know they’ve had the reach I had hoped for when I invested in James’s videography services.

Dr. Jodi Hall