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Mirror Image Helps Showcase Oscar-Nominated DocumentarySignificant Web site traffic surge expected as Oscar watchers access movie trailer (February 25, 2005)
In preparation for the 77th Academy Awards this Sunday, The Active Child Aid Organization has selected Mirror Image Internet to handle the expected traffic spikes and deliver high volumes of streamed video content of its Oscar-nominated documentary, The Children of Leningradsky. The movie trailer is now available at http://www.activechildaid.org .
?Our site showcases the documentary, as well as the plight of Russian children, stated Erland Hammer, managing director of The Active Child Aid Organization, Norwegian Branch. ?We knew the Oscar nomination would draw a large number of visitors during a very narrow window of time and it is paramount that each visitor can quickly download the movie trailer to get an understanding of our documentary. Mirror Image easily handles these requests.
The Children of Leningradsky has been nominated in the category of Documentary Short Subject. Produced by Polish filmmakers Hanna Polak and Andrzej Celi ski, the film draws attention to homeless children in Russia. Proceeds from the film will be used by The Active Child Aid Organization to establish a residential center in Moscow to meet the needs of children in crisis.
?The Oscar nomination of The Children of Leningradsky puts a worldwide spotlight on the documentary and the children portrayed in the film, stated Jeffrey Schutzman, vice president, global sales and marketing, Mirror Image. ?We are honored that The Active Child Aid Organization selected our global network to ensure site performance and the rapid distribution of streamed content in advance of and during the Academy Awards.
About The Active Child Aid Organization
Active Child Aid is a charitable organization established by Polish filmmaker Hanna Polak in 2001. The primary purpose of the organization is to provide immediate and sufficient, long-term aid to children who are experiencing a crisis in their life. Currently, the organization has focused its efforts on the children of Russia and various republics of the former Soviet Union.
For more information on The Active Child Aid Organization, please visit http://www.activechildaid.org .
About Mirror Image Internet
Mirror ImageŽ Internet, Inc. combines a patented global network with results-driven content delivery solutions to help customers deploy, monitor and refine online strategies. The companys track record of success has given leading retailers, advertisers, media companies, government agencies and enterprises the control they need to maximize assets and reduce costs while enhancing the visitor experience.
Recognized by EContent magazine as one of the 100 ?Companies That Matter Most in the digital content industry, Mirror Image is a U.S.-based company incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Woburn, Mass. The privately funded company, part of the Xcelera Inc. technology and innovation portfolio, has been delivering Internet infrastructure services since 1999.
For additional information, please visit www.mirror-image.com or call +1 866 374 4113.
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