Liza Mandelup (Jawline)

Liza Mandelup (Director) is a film director from New York residing in Los Angeles. She has published two photo books and shown her work in numerous exhibitions. After studying Fine Art at the School of Visual Arts, she began shooting and directing films. Her short-form directorial debut, Twinheads, premiered on Dazed Digital, and since then, she has been a long time collaborator for many online platforms such as Vogue, Nowness, i-D, and Dazed, as well as having directed numerous films for many other premiere editorial platforms. She has directed many commercials working with brands like Adidas, Gap, Chanel, Dove, Aveeno, and Delta Airlines. In 2018, Liza received the prestigious Sundance Documentary Fund grant as well as the SF Film Fund Grant for Jawline, her first feature-length film, which is set to be released in 2019. Liza got her start in the industry working as a casting scout, serving as the main street scout for dozens of campaigns, including Nike, Puma, Adidas, Facebook, Google, and Levi’s. She is currently in production on her second feature film.