Briefly: DreamWorks Goes Intel; Disney Goes On Ice; Thailand Goes for Wedding Videos
* The Wall Street Journal reports that DreamWorks Animation has signed a deal with Intel to supply chips and hardware for their large-scale computer operations, costing AMD one of its largest and most well-known customers.
* DVD sales in the U.K. have shown continuing growth even in the face of an economic downturn, with Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille being the biggest seller of 2008. [Variety]
* Short animated wedding videos are becoming increasingly popular in Thailand, with short videos being turned out by a growing business sector within about two weeks. [MCOT English News]
* The New York Times examines the growth of Disney’s ice shows as a way to “further exploit its creative franchises” and help “expand into difficult foreign markets” (free registration required). An upcoming ice show will feature the characters from Cars.