Born in 1978. Studied directing at the Norwegian Film School, graduating in 2006 with the short Hjertekutt as her diploma film.
Her first film after graduating, the short Oh, My God! was given special mention by the children jury, and awarded the Special Prize of the Deutsches Kinderhilfswerkin in the Generation Kplus programme of the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival.
Her feature film debut came in 2010 with the comedy Happy, happy, which was awarded the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2011.
Sewitsky has also worked in television, directing four episodes of the popular dramaseries Himmelblå for the Norwegian Broadcasting Company NRK in 2008, as well as four episodes of Koselig med peis, an 8 episode dramaseries produced by Tordenfilm AS, and aired by NRK in early 2011. (www.norvegianfilms.no)