Danyael Sugawara studied at the New York University before coming to the Film Academy in Amsterdam where he was accepted for the department direction in Fiction. Danyael has worked on many different NFTA productions together with well-known actors as Nelly Frijda, Liesbeth Kamerling and Sijtze van der Meer. He won a Gouden kalf at the Netherlands Film Festival with his first feature film Alles stroomt.
In 2017, he completed the new series for RTL/Videoland Odds. He is also co-writing the international feature film When Fucking Spring is in the Air with Heleen Suèr.