About Taxi

Through supporting and enabling creativity and innovation, we help agencies and brands bring their stories to life on screens of all sizes: TV commercials, online, virtual reality and everything in between.

Taxi is one of Australia’s top commercial film content production companies with production solutions across TVC & content, budget production, virtual reality and high-speed specialist motion content across our services of: Taxi, Traffic & Tasty Pictures.

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High-end TVC & content production

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Cost-conscious full service production

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Mind-blowing specialist film content

Team

  • Andrew Wareham
    Andrew Wareham Executive Producer and Managing Director

    With over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Andrew Wareham is seen by many as an experienced and trusted mentor. He has been instrumental in shaping the careers of some of Australia’s top producers and directors and has been the driving force behind multiple award-winning, multinational campaigns.

    Andrew has spearheaded Taxi Film Production from its humble beginnings in 2001 to the dynamic powerhouse that it is today. Through his forward-thinking and creative approach, Andrew has grown flagship brand Taxi to encompass an assortment of enterprises fit for today’s dynamically evolving landscape. Officially penned in 2018, The Taxi Group encompasses Taxi Film Production, Traffic Film and Video, Tasty Pictures, Welcome Fiji, Changer and Born and Bred Talent.

    In 2014, Andrew was inducted into the Brisbane Advertising and Design Club Hall of Fame for his long-standing and dedicated commitment to the industry. He is also a Board Member of 4 Aussie Heroes who are committed to assisting in the rehabilitation for war veterans and first-responders.

    Andrew loves nothing more than a good chat, meeting new people, and supporting emerging leaders in the industry.

  • Kohbe Vela-Smith
    Kohbe Vela-Smith General Manager

    Kohbe thrives under pressure. She loves nothing more than a challenge and loves the feeling that comes from finding a solution that works for all.

    For the majority of her career, Kohbe has been agency side, a decade of which was spent as the Head of Broadcast & Content Production at Y&R AUNZ with placements across the Brisbane and Sydney markets.  This has given her an intimate knowledge of the way agencies run and how people tick and she brings those learnings to lead staff and maximise opportunities for clients in her role at The Taxi Group.

    Kohbe has been instrumental in producing multiple award-winning campaigns, and she still gets a kick out of seeing great creative ideas come to life on screen.  Whatever the challenge thrown at her, Kohbe is always up for getting a great result and loves to have a laugh along the way.

  • Simone Mackie
    Simone Mackie Senior Producer

    Simone is one of Australia’s top and most experienced TV commercial producers.

    You’ll know when Simone’s working on your project; grounded, balanced and meticulous to boot, she knows how to provide the support that directors, agencies and clients need.

  • Imogen Dick
    Imogen Dick Senior Producer

    As one of Queensland’s most experienced producers, Imogen has gained a unique understanding of the production business.

    In a career spanning over 18 years, Imogen has worked across all areas. During her career, she has produced award-winning campaigns for a diverse range of clients.

    Imogen possesses excellent leadership, organisational and management skills that are complemented by a can-do attitude to every project she undertakes. She is an extremely valuable asset to every production job.

  • Jill McMahon
    Jill McMahon Senior Producer, Traffic

    Jill is a top senior producer with an impressive range of production experience in top advertising agencies, commercial film production and post-production companies all over Australia.

    Jill’s experience across all levels and types of production means that she pretty much knows everything that anyone needs to know about pulling together a smooth, successful and on budget production.

  • Mark Bishop
    Mark Bishop Senior Producer

    Mark Bishop, or ‘Bish’ as he is known, is a producer with extensive experience grounded in feature films and high-end TVC production.

    Bish has logged thousands of hours on set in locations all around the world. Working with some of the world’s best directors and camera crews in locations that would challenge the best, he has experienced any number of logistical obstacles – you name it, he’s seen it and conquered it.

    Bish is always up for the challenge.

  • Chris Klockner
    Chris Klockner Producer, Taxi & Traffic

    Chris Klockner is a producer with the essential nous needed to turn a story into a flawless film, combined with a first-hand understanding of what a story needs to hold audiences in its grasp.  

    Klockner has built up his wealth of knowledge producing projects for leading brands and agencies in the UK working across everything from high-end TVCs to online content. Now he’s leading Taxi’s Sydney-based production team working across Taxi’s high-end content, Traffic’s more cost-conscious productions and Tasty Pictures’ specialist food and tabletop offering.

    He is an extremely versatile producer with international credentials and an enthusiasm that’s second to none.

  • Anthony McCormack
    Anthony McCormack Strategic Development & Innovation

    Ant is driving the future direction for the Taxi group of businesses including Taxi, Traffic& Tasty Pictures in this rapidly changing world of advertising and video content creation.

    Ant is an innovator who is always on the lookout for new ways to create content, support great creative and add bucket-loads of value.

    He’s also active in growing the Brisbane tech startup space as a co-founder of Hub4101 and a mentor at Little Tokyo Two.

PRODUCTION FACILITATION

We’ve facilitated international productions for brands including: Sony, Coca-Cola, Nissan, Daihatsu, Seiko Epson, Toyota, Nestle, Red Bull, 361 and Pioneer.

Australia’s strongest characteristic is the diversity of its locations – our cities and landscapes can double for most regions in the world. The outback, crisp white beaches and tropical islands, marinas, suburban streets, sand dunes, arid deserts, spectacular waterfalls and lakes, tropical jungles, cosmopolitan cities… whatever your location requirements, Taxi can facilitate your needs.

Taxi provides the total package to facilitate productions for the international advertising and film industry. Whatever your project, we offer our clients great production value, awesome location possibilities and a diverse and experienced talent pool of cast and crew.

Taxi’s extensive knowledge and experience stems from years of shooting right across Australia and internationally ensures you work with the best. We know how to provide the right support that directors, producers, agencies and clients need when shooting outside of their own country.