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popcorn taxi archive 2006

see cinema from behind the scenes at ACMI

Popcorn Taxi is a regular, independent film and video screening event which showcases great films and lets you get the inside story from the filmmakers who made them.

Screening independent feature films, animation, documentaries, music clips, television commercials and short films, on formats from VHS to 35mm film, Popcorn Taxi is a non-competitive event where all are welcome.

Popcorn Taxi plays host to high-profile film industry guest speakers from around the world, including (to date): Ewan McGregor, Baz Luhrmann, Susie Porter, Bryan Brown, Claudia Karvan, Geoffrey Rush, Bruce Beresford, Richard Franklin, Anthony Minghella, Kimble Rendall, Wim Wenders, Mike Figgis and many more.


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flight from death

Narrated by Gabriel Byrne, this seven-time award-winning film is the most comprehensive investigation of humankind's relationship with death.


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awesome; I f..kin' shot that!

One night in New York at a sold-out Beastie Boys concert, 50 hard-core fans with their own video cameras - the result? A concert movie like no other!


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king kong: visual effects in modern filmmaking

Exclusive public Q&A with Chris White, Computer Graphics Supervisor at Weta Digital Ltd, New Zealand.


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funny ha-ha

Andrew Bujalski's debut feature film Funny Ha-Ha is true US independent filmmaking at its best.


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sony tropfest best of the rest

Popcorn Taxi and Sony Tropfest present the Best of the Rest with premiere screenings over two nights of 40 fantastic short-listed films.


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a fireside chat with cory doctorow

Meet internationally renowned novelist, blogger and technology activist Cory Doctorow for an entertaining night.


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anime special with philip brophy

Following a screening of the cult series Gantz, Popcorn Taxi is proud to host author/filmmaker/curator/composer and anime enthusiast Philip Brophy.


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Don't miss this showcase of the latest series of shorts to emerge from the Raw Nerve program.


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flagfall film festival

Be at popcorn taxi for the premiere screenings of the 16 Flagfall Film Festival finalists and help launch the most "mobile" film event of 2006!