The Father at Cape Broyle

PADDLE EAST -- EPISODE 1

The Father at Cape Broyle -- Sea Kayaking. Corey Locke lost his father at a young age. Today, he is the father of two young boys. Like any father, he is often torn between adventures with his kids and keeping up with his paddling buddies. What is balance, and how do we know when we have it?

  • Richard Alexander
    Director
    Rising Waters, Eight Five
  • Corey Locke
    Key Cast
    "Corey Locke"
    Rising Waters
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 21, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.78:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Waterwalker Film Festival
    Calgary
    Canada
    April 24, 2021
    Winner - Best Amateur
Director Biography - Richard Alexander

Richard’s first adventure film, Paddling with the Past, won its category in the 2002 Waterwalker film festival. Since then he has made 18 videos of his expeditions. His recent projects are designed for a wider audience.

An accomplished adventurer, Richard's latest project is called Paddle East. It is a five part series of short films featuring canoe and kayak adventures in Canada's eastern most province - Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Director Statement

Paddle East – Our Adventure Film Series

There are many great places to paddle in the world, but we are unabashedly proud of what Newfoundland and Labrador offers. Living so far out into the North Atlantic has blessed us with a world-class playground of coastlines, rivers and adventures to last a lifetime.

But it’s not just our playground that makes this place amazing; it is the people who paddle here. Our population may be small, but our paddling community, spanning generations, is tight, colourful and vibrant.

We hope you enjoy this glimpse into what it is like to paddle in the place that is Newfoundland and Labrador.