Comedy · An iconic Australian story of family, friendship and adventure, between a young boy . Red Dog, one of the greatest Aussie movies of all time. Red Dog is a Australian comedy-drama family film written by Daniel Taplitz, directed by Kriv Stenders and produced by Nelson Woss and Julie Ryan. Koko (dog) · Red Dog (Pilbara) · True Blue. Carol and Len agreed to part with their beloved dog for the movie, but they did not want to lose him permanently. Filming of RED DOG. KOKO began training.