An eye-opening look at the realities of teenage social media stardom. Austyn Tester, handsome and 16, feels oppressed by the confines of life in his small hometown. But in the online world, Austyn is adored by thousands of young girls, all eager for his ‘likes’ and his attention. Jawline delivers us into this burgeoning online world as Austyn is discovered by a manager and makes his dreams come true.
Liza Mandelup is a film director from New York residing in Los Angeles. She has published two photo books and shown her work in numerous exhibitions. She has been a longtime 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. Liza was featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s ‘25 New Faces of Independent Film 2017’ and recently won the Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker. She is currently in production on her second feature film.