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The Big Time

An ambitious journalist takes a job in Northern Ontario hoping to resurrect his career.

Timmins, ON
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Tate Felton, born and raised in Toronto, has aspirations of becoming the next Peter Mansbridge. Having been recently fired from an internship with a major news organisation, he decides to apply for a position with an online news outlet in Northern Ontario. He has high hopes of taking the local news scene by storm, but quickly learns that life is a little different up in the North.


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Adam McKay

Director of Photography, Editor

My name is Adam McKay. I am a filmmaker and photographer living in Timmins, Ontario. I completed my first feature film The Long Road Home, in 2011 and have since established a small media production company in Northern Ontario.

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Andrew Autio

Writer, Talent

I've always been a film and TV fanatic. My earliest memories of 'true' comedy were watching VHS tapes of SCTV episodes my family had recorded. I attended Algonquin College in Ottawa for Television Broadcasting and have worked on film sets and as a camera operator for live events such as Ottawa Bluesfest and Jazzfest. Ultimately, my dream is to create dynamic comedy content

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Craig Aldred

Writer, Key Grip

I grew up in South Porcupine and after high school attended the University of Waterloo, earning a degree in History. Shortly after, I traveled and lived abroad before returning home and helping create The Long Road Home, the first feature film for writer/director Adam McKay.

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Reviews (18)

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    Sheldon O.
    posted 2 years ago

    The idea was good but the only thing I laughed at was the jake brake impression brbrbrbrb
  • Nicolas's Photo

    Nicolas W.
    posted 2 years ago

    Like the concept of a reporter dealing with rural issues, lots of room for comedy! Good luck from a fellow non top 110er
  • Cheryl's Photo

    Cheryl M.
    posted 2 years ago

    Good job! Very fun!
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    Bonnie A.
    posted 2 years ago

    It would be great if the people voting in the red would have the courage to actually say what they didn't like.
  • Christiaan's Photo

    Christiaan W.
    posted 2 years ago

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    Jenni M.
    posted 2 years ago

    The trailer Intrigued me and made me laugh. Looking forward to seeing more of Hank Durkey (too funny). Great Job Adam and the talented people involved.
  • jessica's Photo

    jessica c.
    posted 2 years ago

    Great job
  • Taylor's Photo

    Taylor C.
    posted 2 years ago

    Love the idea. Looking forward to more. And more Hank.
  • rhys's Photo

    rhys h.
    posted 2 years ago

    Great work lads!
  • Courtney's Photo

    Courtney A.
    posted 2 years ago

    Great writing and acting! Would love to see more, I think this has a lot of potential!!
  • Lea's Photo

    Lea B.
    posted 2 years ago

    great work guys
  • Adam's Photo

    Adam M.
    posted 2 years ago

    I think it is great. Seriously thanks so much to everyone who has took the time to rate our progress so far.
  • Wendy's Photo

    Wendy K.
    posted 2 years ago

    Really enjoyed it. Enjoyed the characters especially the pumpkin seed!
  • Laura's Photo

    Laura C.
    posted 2 years ago

    Very funny! I would love to see more of this story. Great job boys!
  • Alexander's Photo

    Alexander C.
    posted 2 years ago

    Some really good potential here for a great comedy. Can't wait to see some more.
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    Zachary C.
    posted 2 years ago

    Absolutely amazing piece, McKay has such vision, Aldred has amazing talents, and Autio really just steals the show. Like a mammoth thunder of spiritual awakening this show has shaken my core beliefs in funny, and chuckles down to the core and stuff.
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    Steve B.
    posted 2 years ago

    Cant wait to see more.
  • Niilo's Photo

    Niilo A.
    posted 2 years ago

    This looks great! Much more refined than many other entries I have viewed. Can’t wait to see what other characters will be encountered!
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