About Taxi

As one of Australia’s top film production companies, we pride ourselves on creating high-quality, engaging screen-based content. 

Our award-winning roster of directors and producers have worked on projects both nationally and internationally to create content that aims to inspire and connect our client’s audiences.

You know when a film has been produced by Taxi. Eye-capturing cinematography, complex camera angles and breathtaking performance are just a few of the hallmarks of our work that keep our clients coming back time and time again.

Our knowledge and experience stem from over 30 years of working in the industry. During that time, we have built strong relationships within the production network meaning we can negotiate the best possible deal for you, provide streamlined support for your production, and give you access to Australia’s best crews, equipment and everything in-between to bring your production to life.

Taxi Film Production is the exclusive Australian member of the Production Service Network (PSN). PSN connects international producers with vetted production companies across the globe to facilitate production for some of the worlds most notable brands.

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Taxi Film Production is the flagship brand of the Taxi Group, a multi-assortment of enterprises fit for today’s dynamically evolving landscape. The Taxi Group is home to eight brands: Taxi Film Production, Traffic Film and Video, Tasty Pictures, Welcome Fiji, Changer and Born Bred Talent.

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.

    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.