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Sarah finally has a date set up with her long-time crush, Paul. She’s determined to make it perfect, but her anxiety causes her to imagine every worst case scenario, no matter how outlandish. What if he notices she didn’t vacuum and just flings himself out the window? Or he thinks the books on her shelf are lame? The lines between reality and nightmare blur as she is accosted by multiple versions of Paul berating her. She becomes overwhelmed and breaks down before realizing that it’s all in her head. She fights back against the Pauls and, in the process, overcomes her insecurities. She snaps back to reality, newly confident and ready to let the real Paul in.
Emily is a Texas-born, LA-based writer, director, editor and comedian. Most recently, she produced on NBC’s “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” and directed a holiday ad campaign for Patagonia. She is a former Upright Citizen’s Brigade sketch writer and digital producer for Hearst, Conde Nast, and VICE. “The Worst That Could Happen” is her debut film.