Sevgi graduated from Bogazici, a University in Turkey where she received her management degree. She moved to Los Angeles to pursue a new career in filmmaking while studying at UCLA. She thinks film is an international medium that sets norms in an entertaining way. She is passionate about working on projects that touch social issues and stories of prominent female protagonists. She has experience in microbudget productions. She produced and directed a short film with 20 people in the crew with a budget of $60.