Goranka was born in Zagreb in 1958 and  graduated as Film and TV Editor at the Zagreb Academy of Drama Art. After ten years of experience working as an Editor and an Assistant Editor, she started a position as a Script Supervisor. Goranka worked on over a hundred foreign movie productions (from which english and german). She has ten years of experience in working as an independent film worker on her own projects, as a Screenwriter and a Director. She is a Member of Croatian Association of Film Workers.