Originally from Osaka, Japan, Miyazaki began her career as a stage performer and actress at a very early age. Her directorial debut short film TSUYAKO opened at 2011 Palm Springs International ShortFest where the film won Future Filmmakers Award and Audience Award.
TSUYAKO went on to screen at over 60 film festivals worldwide, winning 38 awards including the DGA Award for the Best Female Student Director and Grand Jury prizes at Academy Award qualified film festivals. She holds a B.S. in Theater Arts, Dance Performance and Fine Arts from Southern Utah University and an MFA in Film & Television Productions from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.