CustomFlixGood news for indie filmmakers, purchased the DVD-on-demand website CustomFlix last week. The Santa Cruz, California-based company produces and sells independently produced DVDs, on demand. Amazon also bought BookSurge this spring, a company which prints books on demand.

"Amazon considers this an additional way of offering customers a wider array of titles, of more niche titles, than it already does," company spokeswoman Patty Smith said.

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