Edith Sepp graduated from Gustav Adolf’s Secondary School and started working at filmstudio"Tallinnfilm" as an Assistant Director. Few years later she started studying film direction at Lòdz, graduating with a Master's degree in Norhern Media school. After studying, she worked as a director and producer in film production companies in Estonia and in the UK – developing features and making documentaries, TV–shows, short films. After childbirth, she worked as a lecturer at the Baltic Film and Media School (BFM) and was also the head of Tallinn Summer School at the University of Tallinn.
In 2011, she returned to the film world and started working as an advisor of film at the Estonian Ministry of Culture and since 2013. She is the head of the Estonian Film Institute. EFADs board member since 2014.