On 17-year-old Kate’s last weekend in town, she and her friends plan to spend it together at SpaceCON– the local sci-fi convention they attend every year. There, Kate meets Paul, a recently turned teen-vampire. But when the awkward teen romance goes wrong, Kate is bitten and turned into a vampire. Kate and her friends discover that Paul is not the only other vampire at the convention, and it is up to them to stop the bad guys and find a way to turn Kate back before it is too late. —SXSW
Emily Hagins (born October 27, 1992), is an Austin based filmmaker, who is most famous for directing the 2006 independent feature film, Pathogen at the age of 12.
She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and moved to Austin, Texas in 1992.
Since her early childhood, Emily had always had an interest in film and filmmaking. She always had a keen interest in movies, and by second grade had earned the nickname, “The movie girl” by her classmates. Not long after reading J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, she saw Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and was inspired to make her own movies. She made 8 short films including It’s a Dog’s Life and a documentary about an independent film, CrazyInsane Productions’ Organic. At age 10 her short-films had drawn the interest of Harry Knowles, a critic with Ain’t It Cool News. He shared her short, Buddie vs. The Barbies I with director Cameron Crowe who found it “really funny”. At Butt-numb-a-thon 5 she saw her… read more