Born in 1991 in Geneva, Sayaka Mizuno obtained a bachelor's degree in cinema at HEAD - Geneva in 2016 and a master's degree at ECAL/HEAD in 2018. Her medium length documentary Kawasaki keirin received several awards including The Flaherty Talent Award at the Nara International Film Festival in Japan 2016 and the SSA/SUISSIMAGE Jury Prize for the most innovative Swiss film at Visions du Réel 2017. She participated at the Locarno Filmmakers Academy 2017 and is currently in the development of her first documentary feature film called Colostrum.
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