In 2016 Dewi made her directorial debut with the short fiction film IDIOT starring the mentally handicapped Rahima Güngor and Emmy award winner Maryam Hassouni. Idiot is selected for the Cannes Court Métrage 2016 (the Short Film Corner).

in 2016 Dewi also directed Hide Her in 48 Hours, a story about a transgender woman on the run, a fight in the clouds between heart and mind.  Currently she is planning to direct her third short movie A fork in the road. Besides film she directed plays such as The Forgotten Forest amongst other productions. Scroll down for more information on Dewi as a writer.