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Lone Star States

My Sucky Teen Romance

Director: Emily Hagins

World Premiere |  Narrative Feature |  USA |  2011 |  HDCAM |  80 MIN


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.


Director: Emily Hagins

Producer: Paul Gandersman, Emily Hagins, JJ Weber

Cast: Elaine Hurt, Patrick Delgado, Santiago Dietche, Lauren Lee, Tony Vespe, Lauren Vunderink, Devin Bonnée, Tina Rodriguez, Sam Eidson

Screenwriter: Emily Hagins

Cinematographer: Jeffrey Buras

Editor: Shane Gibson

Sound: Isaac Hammons

Music: Christopher Thomas

Director Bio


18-year-old Emily Hagins has directed three feature films as well as several short films and music videos. She was the first teenage girl in the United States to make a feature film with PATHOGEN. She was also the subject of the documentary ZOMBIE GIRL: THE MOVIE.


Print Source

Name: Paul Gandersman

Company: Cheesy Nuggets Productions


Phone: 5125651744

Address: 2600 Gracy Farms Lane #422

City: Austin

State: TX

Zip: 78758


Screening Time

Tuesday March 15



Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave


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