These FAQs will help you better understand our services, processes and technical specifications. Still have a question? Please contact us.

What do I need to get started?

To get started, contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

How long do you host (store) the content for?

We will host your video on our servers for as long as you desire. Upon request, we can provide you with full resolution archive copies of your media files.

How much does it cost to feature my event on the FORA.tv homepage?

We offer co-marketing packages as add-ons to our production services. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

How much is the revenue share for Pay-Per-View content?

Typically 70% of the net Pay-Per-View revenue is in favor of our partners, but this is negotiable.

How much does it cost to live stream my event?

Live stream management starts as low as $1,500. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

Do you offer services in-kind?

No, but we encourage you to contact us to discuss your project and its requirements. Every event and situation is unique and we’ll be glad to make recommendations based on your budget constraints.

Do you exchange production services for sponsorship, exhibition or advertising opportunities?

No, but we encourage you to contact us contact us to discuss your project and its requirements. Every event and situation is unique and we’ll be glad to make recommendations based on your budget constraints.

Do you have a non-profit rate?

No, but we encourage you to contact us to discuss your project and its requirements. Every event and situation is unique and we’ll be glad to make recommendations based on your budget constraints.

Do you offer lighting, staging and audio services?

Yes, we offer lighting, staging and audio services in addition to many others. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

I already have video of my event. How do I get it on FORA.tv?

If you have FORA.tv-produced content, we’ll work with you to add your videos to your partner page on FORA.tv. If you are interested in adding other video to our site, we’ll give you access to the FORA.tv Partner Generated Content (PGC) system, a do-it-yourself portal that allows you to upload, edit and submit videos to the FORA.tv video library. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

Does your live streaming service include internet connectivity?

No, but we can facilitate Internet access service. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

How are you different from YouTube?

FORA.tv is the leading destination for conference and event video. We believe that there are brilliant ideas expressed everyday, everywhere and our curated collection of more than 25,000 free and pay-per-view videos and a full schedule of live events brings the talks, debates, and conversations changing the world right to your screen. We work with more than 500 organizations from the Aspen Institute to the Commonwealth Club to the New Yorker to the 92nd St Y. We provide everything you need to stream video of your conference or event live and on-demand.

Are there any additional hosting costs?

No, we don’t charge any additional hosting fees.

Will you sell a sponsorship for me?

We provide everything you need to sell a video sponsorship, but we don’t sell the sponsorship for you.

Who owns the copyright to my video?

You do. When you choose to work with us you provide us a license to publish and distribute your videos, while retaining full copyright and intellectual property ownership. You may remove your videos from our site at anytime.

Do you handle speaker release forms?

No, speaker and media release forms are your responsibility as the event organizer. If we receive any take-down requests from speakers, we will forward them to you to determine an appropriate course of action.

Do you film in High-Definition?

Yes, we capture your video in HD format and transcode the footage at the highest possible bit-rate for optimal online viewing.

How much time does it take you to set up?

Every production is different, but with multi-camera events we prefer to set up as far in advance of the live production as possible.

Do you charge for site visits?

Site visits are covered by the set-up and testing fee.

What happens if something goes wrong?

We have several layers of redundancy in place to mitigate the risk of errors. However, when mistakes happen, we can be counted on to be responsive and pro-active to get your video online as quickly as possible.

Do you work with Eventbrite‎?

Although we are not integrated with Eventbrite, many of our partners sell live or on-demand access to their events via Eventbrite. Fora.tv will then issue a code to the purchasers for viewing access.

How much lead time do we need?

It depends on the requirements of the event. We prefer to have all paperwork finalized 12 weeks from an event start date for ample planning time and to ensure the highest quality service.

Do your videos play on Mobile devices?

Yes, our video players adapt to serve video on multiple devices, regardless of operating system or device type.

Can I turn advertising off?

This is possible. Please respond on this page and a representative will respond shortly. 

Do you create product demonstrations or webscreens?

Yes, we do. Please respond on this page and a representative will respond shortly. 

Do you cover corporate meetings or announcements?

Yes, we do. Please respond on this page and a representative will respond shortly.

Do you work with other production companies?

Yes, we are partnered with many production companies to supplement their services including live stream management, co-marketing, video distribution and video monetization.

Do you allow PDF downloads?

Yes, we can provide download links within our video player or as html on pages embedded with video.

Can viewers download my video?

Front Row membership is required to download videos from our site. We permit downloads of low-resolution versions of free videos only.

What videos can I sell on my site?

Videos must be hosted on FORA.tv and they must have a preview attached to them. The POP Player can sell single video programs or full conferences with multiple programs.

How easy is it to use the POP Player?

It’s very easy. The POP Player operates like any standard embeddable player you now host on your site. There is no additional integration required.

Do you offer lighting, staging and audio services?

Yes, we offer lighting, staging and audio services in addition to many others. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

Do you handle speaker release forms?

No, speaker and media release forms are your responsibility as the event organizer. If we receive any take-down requests from speakers, we will forward them to you to determine an appropriate course of action.

Do you work with Eventbrite‎?

Although we are not integrated with Eventbrite, many of our partners sell live or on-demand access to their events via Eventbrite. Fora.tv will then issue a code to the purchasers for viewing access.

Do you provide DVDs?

We provide digital copies of web-ready versions of your video via hard drive or as electronic files. We do not provide DVD versions.

Do you do international events?

Yes, we provide services for events globally. We’ve provided services for events in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, South Africa and United Kingdom. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you provide streaming in foreign languages?

Yes, we can stream in multiple languages and provide closed captioning or transcriptions in a variety of languages. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you provide transcriptions or closed-capturing for the hearing impaired?

Yes, we can provide these services. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Can I password protect my videos?

Absolutely. We can provide a single password for all your videos, or provide multiple unique passwords for each attendee or online viewer. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Can you collect information from users for lead generation?

Yes. We have a video player that allows our partners to request contact information. Our basic lead generation player has two form fields (name and email). Our advanced lead generation player has four form fields (customizable). You can learn more here.

Do you cover corporate meetings or announcements?

Yes, we do. You can learn more here.

Do you work with other production companies?

Yes, we are partnered with many production companies to supplement their services including live stream management, co-marketing, video distribution and video monetization. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you facilitate project management?

Yes, we have the expertise to manage most projects that involve video. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you provide creative services such as the creation of multimedia and graphics?

Yes, we provide many creative services that can complement your event. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you handle event marketing?

We provide co-marketing services to many of our partners. Learn more here.

What do I need to get started?

To get started, contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

How much lead time do we need?

It depends on the requirements of the event. We prefer to have all paperwork finalized 12 weeks from an event start date for ample planning time and to ensure the highest quality service.

How do I contact someone at FORA.tv?

Call us at +1 866 903 2499, email services@fora.tv, or use the form on this page and a representative will respond shortly.

How long do you host (store) the content for?

We will host your video on our servers for as long as you desire. Upon request, we can provide you with full resolution archive copies of your media files.

How much does it cost to feature my event on the FORA.tv homepage?

We offer co-marketing packages as add-ons to our production services. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

I already have video of my event. How do I get it on FORA.tv?

If you have FORA.tv-produced content, we’ll work with you to add your videos to your partner page on FORA.tv. If you are interested in adding other video to our site, we’ll give you access to the FORA.tv Partner Generated Content (PGC) system, a do-it-yourself portal that allows you to upload, edit and submit videos to the FORA.tv video library. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

How are you different from YouTube?

FORA.tv is the leading destination for conference and event video. We believe that there are brilliant ideas expressed everyday, everywhere and our curated collection of more than 25,000 free and pay-per-view videos and a full schedule of live events brings the talks, debates, and conversations changing the world right to your screen. We work with more than 500 organizations from the Aspen Institute to the Commonwealth Club to the New Yorker to the 92nd St Y. We provide everything you need to stream video of your conference or event live and on-demand.

Are there any additional hosting costs?

No, we don’t charge any additional hosting fees.

Who owns the copyright to my video?

You do. When you choose to work with us you provide us a license to publish and distribute your videos, while retaining full copyright and intellectual property ownership. You may remove your videos from our site at anytime.

Do you handle speaker release forms?

No, speaker and media release forms are your responsibility as the event organizer. If we receive any take-down requests from speakers, we will forward them to you to determine an appropriate course of action.

Do your videos play on Mobile devices?

Yes, our video players adapt to serve video on multiple devices, regardless of operating system or device type.

Can I turn advertising off?

This is possible. Contact us to discuss options for your project.

Is there a restriction on subject matter of the videos?

Yes. We do not accept content that is unlawful, obscene, harmful, threatening, harassing or hateful, or that contains objects or symbols of hate, invades the privacy of any third party, contains nudity (including without limitation any pornography, erotica, child pornography or child erotica), is deceptive, threatening, abusive, inciting of unlawful action, defamatory, libelous, vulgar or violent, or constitutes hate speech, or is otherwise objectionable in the opinion of FORA.tv.

How many video views will I get?

We have discovered that video views vary greatly across subject matter and how successful the promotional campaigns are. With our platform you can easily promote your event before, during and after, using our share tools, Twitter integration, highlights and chapters. Contact us for consultation on your project.

Can I stream on my own website?

Yes, we can stream on your site, FORA.tv, sponsors sites, affiliates sites or all of the above.

Can I stream to my YouTube channel?

Yes, we can stream to your YouTube channel. We can also transcode and upload your videos for on-demand viewing on your YouTube channel.

Can you upload my content to iTunes?

Yes, we can upload your videos to your iTunes channel as podcasts, or we can create an iPad app for your event that can be made available for free or for purchase on iTunes.

Do you provide archives?

Yes, we can deliver full-resolution files of your event video.

Do you provide DVDs?

We provide digital copies of web-ready versions of your video via hard drive or as electronic files. We do not provide DVD versions.

Can I password protect my videos?

Absolutely. We can provide a single password for all your videos, or provide multiple unique passwords for each attendee or online viewer. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Can you collect information from users for lead generation?

Yes. We have a video player that allows our partners to request contact information. Our basic lead generation player has two form fields (name and email). Our advanced lead generation player has four form fields (customizable). You can learn more here.

Do you allow PDF downloads?

Yes, we can provide download links within our video player or as html on pages embedded with video.

Can viewers download my video?

Front Row membership is required to download videos from our site. We permit downloads of low-resolution versions of free videos only.

Do you do international events?

Yes, we provide services for events globally. We’ve provided services for events in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, South Africa and United Kingdom. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you provide streaming in foreign languages?

Yes, we can stream in multiple languages and provide closed captioning or transcriptions in a variety of languages. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you handle payments in foreign currencies?

We have the capability to facilitate transactions in multiple currencies. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

How much does it cost to live stream my event?

Does your live streaming service include internet connectivity?

Does your live streaming service include internet connectivity?

No, but we can facilitate Internet access service. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

How are you different from YouTube?

FORA.tv is the leading destination for conference and event video. We believe that there are brilliant ideas expressed everyday, everywhere and our curated collection of more than 25,000 free and pay-per-view videos and a full schedule of live events brings the talks, debates, and conversations changing the world right to your screen. We work with more than 500 organizations from the Aspen Institute to the Commonwealth Club to the New Yorker to the 92nd St Y. We provide everything you need to stream video of your conference or event live and on-demand.

Do you film in High-Definition?

Yes, we capture your video in HD format and transcode the footage at the highest possible bit-rate for optimal online viewing.

How much time does it take you to set up?

Every production is different, but with multi-camera events we prefer to set up as far in advance of the live production as possible.

What happens if something goes wrong?

We have several layers of redundancy in place to mitigate the risk of errors. However, when mistakes happen, we can be counted on to be responsive and pro-active to get your video online as quickly as possible.

Do your videos play on Mobile devices?

Yes, our video players adapt to serve video on multiple devices, regardless of operating system or device type.

Can you provide private live streams?

Yes, we can live stream with password protection, gated access, or by ip address. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Can I stream on my own website?

Yes, we can stream on your site, FORA.tv, sponsors sites, affiliates sites or all of the above.

Can I stream to my YouTube channel?

Yes, we can stream to your YouTube channel. We can also transcode and upload your videos for on-demand viewing on your YouTube channel.

Do you work with other production companies?

Yes, we are partnered with many production companies to supplement their services including live stream management, co-marketing, video distribution and video monetization. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

How much is the revenue share for Pay-Per-View content?

Typically 70% of the net Pay-Per-View revenue is in favor of our partners, but this is negotiable.

Will you sell a sponsorship for me?

We provide everything you need to sell a video sponsorship, but we don’t sell the sponsorship for you.

Do you work with Eventbrite‎?

Although we are not integrated with Eventbrite, many of our partners sell live or on-demand access to their events via Eventbrite. Fora.tv will then issue a code to the purchasers for viewing access.

How much money will I make from ecommerce sales?

We have discovered that video views vary greatly across subject matter and how successful the promotional campaigns are. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you handle payments in foreign currencies?

We have the capability to facilitate transactions in multiple currencies. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

What videos can I sell on my site?

Videos must be hosted on FORA.tv and they must have a preview attached to them. The POP Player can sell single video programs or full conferences with multiple programs.

How easy is it to use the POP Player?

It’s very easy. The POP Player operates like any standard embeddable player you now host on your site. There is no additional integration required.

How much does it cost to feature my event on the FORA.tv homepage?

We offer co-marketing packages as add-ons to our production services. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

How much does it cost to live stream my event?

Live stream management starts around $5,000. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

Do you offer services in-kind?

No, but we encourage you to contact us to discuss your project and its requirements. Every event and situation is unique and we’ll be glad to make recommendations based on your budget constraints.

Do you exchange production services for sponsorship, exhibition or advertising opportunities?

No, but we encourage you to contact us contact us to discuss your project and its requirements. Every event and situation is unique and we’ll be glad to make recommendations based on your budget constraints.

Do you have a non-profit rate?

No, but we encourage you to contact us to discuss your project and its requirements. Every event and situation is unique and we’ll be glad to make recommendations based on your budget constraints.

Are there any additional hosting costs?

No, we don’t charge any additional hosting fees.

Do you charge for site visits?

Site visits are covered by the set-up and testing fee.

Do you offer lighting, staging and audio services?

Yes, we offer lighting, staging and audio services in addition to many others. Contact us to discuss your project and its requirements.

Does your live streaming service include internet connectivity?

No, but we can facilitate Internet access service. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you handle speaker release forms?

No, speaker and media release forms are your responsibility as the event organizer. If we receive any take-down requests from speakers, we will forward them to you to determine an appropriate course of action.

Do you film in High-Definition?

Yes, we capture your video in HD format and transcode the footage at the highest possible bit-rate for optimal online viewing.

How much time does it take you to set up?

Every production is different, but with multi-camera events we prefer to set up as far in advance of the live production as possible.

What happens if something goes wrong?

We have several layers of redundancy in place to mitigate the risk of errors. However, when mistakes happen, we can be counted on to be responsive and pro-active to get your video online as quickly as possible.

Do you create product demonstrations or webscreens?

Yes, we do. See an example here.

Do you cover corporate meetings or announcements?

Yes, we do. You can learn more here.

Do you work with other production companies?

Yes, we are partnered with many production companies to supplement their services including live stream management, co-marketing, video distribution and video monetization. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you facilitate project management?

Yes, we have the expertise to manage most projects that involve video. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Do you provide creative services such as the creation of multimedia and graphics?

Yes, we provide many creative services that can complement your event. Contact us to discuss the requirements of your project.

Questions? We’re here to help.

Call us at 866.903.2499 or email us at services@fora.tv.


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