Vinca graduated as a film editor from National Film School of Denmark but she soon moved into script development. As film commissioner at the Danish Film Institute and artistic director of New Danish Screen, she was responsible for granting development and production support to numerous feature films and was instrumental in the rise of Danish cinema. Vinca is an internationally esteemed script consultant and story supervisor for directors, e.g. Lars von Trier collaborated closely with her on his scripts for Melancholia and Nymphomaniac, and she is now working with Thomas Vinterberg on his first TV series. She was director of The National Film School of Denmark for five years, serves internationally as member of think tanks, film juries, keynote speaker and as a lecturer on artistic collaboration and issues linked to innovation, film education and film policy.