Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter


DELLWOOD Ranked 9th on MovieBytes “Top Ten” List

Jonathan LaPoma’s coming-of-age drama, DELLWOOD, is ranked 9th in the “Urban” category of’s “Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts” page. DELLWOOD follows a group of young boys who use a city basketball court as an escape from the various forms of abuse they suffer growing up in the economically, but not spiritually, depressed city of Buffalo, New York. DELLWOOD is a cross between STAND BY ME and THE BASKETBALL DIARIES.