Vesna Jovanoska studied Theater, Film, Television, Slavic Languages, Sinology, and Japanese from 1979-1984 in Cologne, Marburg and Moscow. Since 1984, she has been working as a freelance screenwriter. In 1988, she began simultaneous translating for television and produced and edited numerous film and television productions in Cologne. In 1991, she became director and producer for the German pay-TV broadcaster Premiere. She founded the production company ena Film in 1994. Active in both directing and producing, her films include: the documentary Menschen zweiter Klasse (1986), Warum (short, 1987), and Mr. Boogie (2000).