Emily Hagins has written and directed five feature films. Her most notable projects include Pathogen (chronicled in the documentary Zombie Girl: The Movie), My Sucky Teen Romance (SXSW 2011), Grow Up, Tony Phillips (SXSW 2013), and Coin Heist (Netflix Original Film, 2017). She also wrote and directed the segment "Touch" in ChillerTV's horror anthology Chilling Visions: The Five Senses of Fear. She completed the 6-part digital series Hold to Your Best Self (SXSW 2018), produced by Adaptive Studios. Most recently, she wrote and directed the short First Kiss for Snapchat's V/H/S series, and played in the Midnight Shorts program at SXSW 2019.