Tamika Doubell

Rotary, Social Outreach

Social Outreach with Rotary


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Social Media Marketing South Africa

Skybok recently profiled a soup kitchen project which Rotary spearheaded along with the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University‘s Law Faculty Ubuntu Community Outreach Programme. This year for Madiba Day, The Rotary Club of Algoa Bay gave back for 67 minutes – 1 minute for every year Nelson Mandela worked to make the world a better place – at The Provincial Hospital. The hospital is in Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. In honour of his birthday, the call was out for people everywhere to give 67 minutes of their time to help their community in some way. Everyone has the power to change the world. The United Nations declared 18 July as “Nelson Mandela International Day” in 2009.

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Skybok Honoured at BWA Regional Business Achiever Awards!


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Tamika Doubell Business Women Entrepreneur

I was honoured to receive an award at this year’s Business Women’s Association of South Africa’s Regional Business Achiever Awards. Held at The Crystal Towers in Cape Town, I was thrilled to receive this recognition of distinction in business as an entrepreneur in the film industry! Skybok is all about connecting South Africa. I look forward to our exciting future doing so. I am very blessed that I was able to turn something I am passionate about into a profitable venture. It’s exciting to have been named in amidst such successful women across the region in all industries. I am proudly South African and marvel each day at our beautiful country and our people. Thank you, BWA! More photos from the event here.

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Cape Town, Points of Interest

Two Oceans Aquarium


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This is Cape Town’s tourist gem, and it’s at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. It’s called “The Two Oceans Aquarium“. We had a great time filming it and we shot on a day when there was a school outing, which lent itself well to some lovely shots of the school tours. Enjoy their video profile and if you’re coming to South Africa any time soon, check out their website.

Events, Social Outreach, Yokhuselo Haven For Abused Women

Yokhuselo Haven For Abused Women


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Yokhuselo Haven for Abused Women exists to offer women and their children a safe haven from family violence. Located at 12 Prospect Hill in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, their Crisis Centre has helped thousands of abused women over the pat 25 years. We filmed this video profile for them in honour of the 25 year anniversay. It’s slightly more unusual than other profiles we’ve done as it features interviews with the abused and with the volunteers. We also captured some prominent faces in the local Algoa Bay community saying a few words of thanks and congrats to the haven for all the work they’ve done over the past 25 years. It was very moving filming & editing it. I hope that this video will help raise their profile in South Africa, as well as awareness that abuse is a real issue in the region. And that – thanks to them – there’s somewhere to turn for those suffering from it. Thank you Yokhuselo for all the good work you do!

Bars & Pubs, Cape Town, Cape Town, Restaurants

Caprice


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Caprice Cape Town Skybok Video Profiling South AfricaCaprice Cape Town Skybok Video Profiling South AfricaLocated along Victoria Road in trendy Camps Bay, Cape Town, lies perhaps one of the most famous beach bars in the city. “Café  Caprice” is a stunning spot along the beachfront if you want a drink or meal with friends and colleagues. Caprice has become a landmark establishment on the famous Camps Bay Stretch in Cape Town – a great venue to host any function you have in mind. (Be warned, Sunday nights get very busy!) Tourists from around the globe rub shoulders with the regular local clientele, all enjoying the gorgeous beach backdrop whilst sipping on eye-catching cocktails and listening to sexy, chilled beats spun by the resident DJ’s as the sun goes down.

The ultimate beach bar and café on Cape Town’s famous Camps Bay stretch, it’s home to a cosmopolitan crowd of locals and internationals 7 days a week.

We were thrilled to shoot their video profile, and filmed it on a very festive, sunny Summer afternoon. Enjoy!  Caprice Cape Town Skybok Video Profiling South Africa

Port Elizabeth, Restaurants

Mangiamo


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Wickerwood Walmer Port Elizabeth South AfricaIn the heart of 6th avenue Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, lies a popular restaurant on the PE scene, “Mangiamo”. They are probably most well-known for their pizzas which have gourmet toppings like carpaccio and preserved fig on delicate, crispy-edged bases. Pasta is hand-made using Tipo 00 flour. Bringing the crowds in is chef/owner and committed foodie Joel Malkinson. I certainly wasn’t disappointed with my delicious pizza the night we shot – which went down well with a wine from a list of over 50 that can be ordered by the glass! The sumptuous shabby-chic décor by Joel’s wife, Dee-Anne, is the perfect fit for this stately old Walmer home. We had so much fun filming this on a very festive evening, enjoy!

Physical address: 50 Sixth Ave, Walmer, Port Elizabeth

Cuisine: Contemporary, Fusion, Italian, South African

Dinner: 6pm– close, Tuesday to Saturday

 

Bars & Pubs, Cape Town, Cape Town, Restaurants

The Grand Camps Bay


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Camps Bay Cape Town The Grand Beach Club Camps Bay Cape Town South Africa

The Grand” is a lovely chic brand of beach cafes in Cape Town, South Africa. If you are visiting this city, you should really go check them out for a gorgeous meal overlooking the water. They are especially great for venues to host parties & functions or even for business meetings. Although they have venues in both Portugal & in Zimbabwe, in Cape Town, they have two. These are namely, “The Grand Cafe and Rooms” in Camps Bay & “The Grand Cafe & Beach” in Granger Bay, also along the coastline. We were thrilled to shoot their video profiles for them, check them out below!

The Grand Beach Club Camps Bay Cape Town South AfricaThe Grand Beach Cafe Skybok Video Profiling South Africa

Set within a restored warehouse, paying tribute to our eco policy, we are positioned on a private beach in Granger Bay. Grand Café & Beach is part of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront and faces Table Bay with the Green Point Stadium, Signal Hill and Table Mountain forming a unique backdrop.

Elegant simplicity is the setting of Grand Café, Camps Bay. Café-style dining by Executive Chef Sir Greg Baverstock. Local South African wines, desirable Champagnes, Cap Classique and Grand Cocktails, celebrates the magnificence of this beach setting.

Corporates

Maritime Motors


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This a corporate we did for Maritime Motors. They’re located on the corner of the William Moffat Expressway & Circular Drive in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

I absolutely love beautiful cars, it’s my weakness! So it’s no surprise that shooting this video profile for them was a dream. Enjoy! And you can also see it on their website here.

Points of Interest, Port Elizabeth

SAMREC


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I’ve always had a thing for animals. Especially wild, endangered or hurt ones.

Along the coast in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, lies the “South African Marine Bird Rehabilitation and Education Centre”. It’s also known as SAMREC.

We shot their video profile for them and I just remember thinking what a beautiful home and haven the team at SAMREC has created for these birds they find washed up and hurt on PE’s beaches.

The centre’s purpose isn’t just to rescue and rehabilitate, but to also inform and educate the public through their different programs.Tour our marine rehab and education centre and experience nature through sight, sound and touch.