Ella Elisabet Lemhagen (born 29 August 1965 in Uppsala) is a Swedish film director and screenwriter. In 2012 she received the honorary award, Gullspira, for her outstanding work in youth culture on the Guldbagge Award (the Swedish equivalent to the Academy awards).
Lemhagen was born in 1965 in Uppsala and went to Dramatiska Institutets director's program from 1988 to 1991. Her feature film debut was with Drömprinsen- filmen om Em in 1996.
Lemhagen's first full-length movie was Drömprinsen- filmen om Em which premiered in Swedish cinemas February 1996. It's about a young girl, Em, who one day sees her playhouse burn down. By accident her gaze meets the eyes of the one responsible for the fire whom she later runs into and a new, different friendship begins.