02 Sep '11, 6pm

Published over weekend - hit movie Red Dog and its mining industry funding.

Published over weekend - hit movie Red Dog and its mining industry funding.

dutchroll - Sat, 2011-09-03 07:04 I'm no fan of mining industry PR. But honestly, who did you think was going to sponsor a movie about a dog roaming the Pilbara? Product placement and sponsorship in movies these days is the norm, not the exception. The reality, if seeing the movie the other night was any indication, is that mining industry sponsorship in the movie was the absolute last thing on the teary patrons minds, unless your mind is already overwhelmed with political views before you enter the cinema. In which case what's the difference anyway? Red Dog did not keep company with conservationists, or solar panel manufacturers, or city dwellers. He lived and roamed around a mining community. And yep, I'm a very biased Kelpie owner too! I saw the movie for what it was - a touching and funny story loosely based on real events (I have read commentary by several people who ...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/hit-movie-red-dog-and-its-minin...

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