The last project from Super Deluxe, a digital media company from WarnerMedia’s Turner that is shutting down, will be available to stream on Friday.
The Passage, billed as a modern-day silent comedy, will be available on TBS Digital, iTunes and FilmStruck. The movie follows Phil (played by creator Philip Burgers) as he navigates different cultures with non-native English speakers.
Originally premiering at Sundance Film Festival, the movie runs only 22 minutes and was mostly shot in a series of long, one-take scenes. The Passage will be available to be streamed on the service until it shuts down next month.
WarnerMedia pointed to “massive changes” in the “social and mobile-first ecosystem” and duplication within other parts of the business in a statement announcing Super Deluxe’s closure.
Separately, FilmStruck—a joint venture from Turner & Warner Bros. Digital Networks—will cease functions, the companies announced last week in a statement. FilmStruck, which offered classic movies to stream, was a mostly “niche service,” according to the statement.
AT&T seems to be slowly shuttering smaller streaming services ahead of introducing its new OTT offering expected next year.