Liza Mandelup is a filmmaker and photographer from Brooklyn, New York.
She has published two photo books and shown her work in numerous exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles, where she currently resides. After studying fine art at the School of Visual Arts, she began shooting and directing films. Her directorial debut, Twinheads, premiered on Dazed Digital, and since then, she has directed films for numerous online platforms such as Vogue, Nowness, and i-D. She has worked with brands like Chanel, Converse and Dove. Previously, Liza worked as a casting scout, serving as the main street scout for dozens of campaigns, including Nike, Puma, Adidas, Facebook, Google, and Levi’s. She also scouted for numerous music videos and digital series. She is currently in production on her first feature documentary about teenage love and connection in a virtual world.