26 October 2021 The Irish Film & Television Network
     
Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman to helm Sci-Fi film Sid for Amazon Studios
14 Sep 2021 : News Desk
Ahern and Enda's directorial debut Extra Ordinary received critical acclaim
Irish directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman (a.k.a. Team D.A.D.D.Y) are set to direct Amazon Studios latest science fiction feature film Sid.

Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, best known for their critically acclaimed supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary, are set to rewrite and direct the Science Fiction feature film Sid for Amazon Studios, based on an original screenplay by Travis Milloy (Infinity ChamberPandorum).

Ahern and Loughman’s directorial debut Extra Ordinary received critical acclaim after its premiere at South by Southwest (SXSW) in 2019. The horror comedy saw driving instructor Rose (Maeve Higgins) use her supernatural talents to save the daughter of Martin (Barry Ward) from a washed up rock star (Will Forte) who wants to use her in a Satanic pact to earn back his fame. 

Extra Ordinary earned Ahern and Loughman several awards, including Best Irish Feature Film at the Galway Film Fleadh and Best Screenplay and Best Comedy at Toronto After Dark Film Festival, as well as three nominations at the 2019 IFTA Awards. 

Ahern and Loughman have been working together as directors under the name D.A.D.D.Y since 2002. 

Sid will be produced by Davis Entertainment (Jungle CruisePredatorsNight Shaft), and computer generated visual effects company Zoic studios (The Haunting of Bly ManorMad MenFast & Furious).





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