Jorunn Myklebust Syversen was born in Gol, Norway 1978. She graduated from Bergen National Academy of Art and Design in 2005. She lives in Oslo and is working in the field of film and videoart. She produced her own shortfilms until she started working on her first feature film ”The tree feller” with the producer Maria Ekverhovd and Merfilm. Her second feature film DISCO had world premiere in Toronto International Filmfestival in 2019.