Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter


Jon LaPoma Places Two Scripts in LA Screenplay Contest

The Los Angeles Screenplay Contest has selected Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), as the 2nd place winner of their 2015 drama category. They also selected LaPoma’s script THE WAY BACK HOME as a finalist in the same category.

LaPoma has won 19 awards/honors since 10/7, and he’s won 64 overall since 2013.

Both LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO and THE WAY BACK HOME are ranked in the top 3% of the more than 2,600 feature-length screenplays listed on, and LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO is also the 4th ranked script in the romance category.

Patricia Chica (CERAMIC TANGO, WOLVERINE HOTEL) is attached to direct.