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Briefly: DreamWorks Goes Intel; Disney Goes On Ice; Thailand Goes for Wedding Videos

by on July 8, 2008

* 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.

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