Jonathan LaPoma

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Jon LaPoma Places Three Scripts in the Courier Awards

The Courier Awards has selected three of Jonathan LaPoma’s scripts–A NOBLE TRUTH, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (co-written by Natalia Porras Sivolobova), and SANDLEY–as quarterfinalists in their 2015 competition. The winners have not yet been announced.

Jon LaPoma Places Two Scripts in Evolution Mallorca Film Fest

The Evolution Mallorca Film Festival has chosen Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length screenplays A NOBLE TRUTH and LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (co-written by Natalia Porras Sivolobova) as official selections to their 2015 festival.

In the past week, LaPoma has had 6 of his scripts place in screenwriting competitions, including making the top 12 in the Oaxaca Film Festival. Also, his coming-of-age novel DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY won 1st place in the 2015 Stargazer Literary Prizes on October 7th.

A NOBLE TRUTH an Official Selection of Glendale Film Fest

Jonathan LaPoma’s coming-of-age drama A NOBLE TRUTH is an official selection of the 2015 Glendale International Film Festival. A NOBLE TRUTH follows two friends who take a road trip throughout the United States and into Mexico to explore what truths unite people in a world slipping deeper into apathy and discord. But in this quest for truth, truth is the last thing either man seeks (EASY RIDER meets GOOD WILL HUNTING).

A NOBLE TRUTH is available for purchase on Amazon.com or on the Laughing Fire Press website.

This is the script’s 13th award/honor.

A NOBLE TRUTH a Finalist in 2015 Twister Alley International Film Festival

The Twister Alley International Film Festival has chosen Jonathan LaPoma’s award-winning coming-of-age drama, A NOBLE TRUTH, as a finalist in their 2015 screenwriting competition. This is the script’s 12th award. A NOBLE TRUTH will be published by Laughing Fire Press in early 2015.

A NOBLE TRUTH an Honorable Mention at 2015 Mountain Film Festival

The Mountain Film Festival has awarded Jonathan LaPoma’s coming-of-age drama, A NOBLE TRUTH, honorable mention in its 2015 screenwriting competition. A NOBLE TRUTH follows two friends who take a road trip throughout America in search of what truths unite people in a nation slipping deeper into apathy and discord. It can be described as EASY RIDER meets GOOD WILL HUNTING. A NOBLE TRUTH has won 11 awards and will be published by Laughing Fire Press in early 2015.

A NOBLE TRUTH an Official Selection of the 2015 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length coming-of-age drama, A NOBLE TRUTH, is an official selection of the 2015 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival. Jonathan is from Buffalo, and the first act of his script is set there, so this is a particularly special honor for him. A NOBLE TRUTH follows two friends who set out on a road trip to explore what truths unite people in a modern American slipping deeper into apathy and discord. It can be described as a mix between EASY RIDER and GOOD WILL HUNTING. A NOBLE TRUTH will be published by Laughing Fire Press in a month or so and will be available for download on the press’s website.

A NOBLE TRUTH to be Published by Laughing Fire Press

Laughing Fire Press will publish Jonathan LaPoma’s screenplay, A NOBLE TRUTH, in various electronic formats available for purchase at www.laughingfire.com in early 2015. In the past year, A NOBLE TRUTH has won 9 awards/honors, including first place in both the Awareness Festival and West Field Screenwriting Awards (“The New York Award”). It can be described as a mix between EASY RIDER and GOOD WILL HUNTING.

Jonathan LaPoma Interviews with MovieBytes

After winning the Grand Jury Award in the 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest for THE WAY BACK HOME and “The New York Award” in the 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards for A NOBLE TRUTH, Jonathan LaPoma interviews with MovieBytes. The Hollywood Screenplay Contest interview can be found here, and the West Field interview here.

Jonathan has won 1st place in three separate competitions in a little over a month.

A NOBLE TRUTH Wins 1st in 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards

Jonathan LaPoma’s first feature-length screenplay, A NOBLE TRUTH, has won its 9th honor, winning “The New York Award” in the 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards for best screenplay by a writer from Upstate New York. Jonathan was born and raised in Buffalo, and the first act of his script is set there, so this is a particularly special honor.

Jonathan LaPoma a “Featured Screenwriter” on ISA Website

The International Screenwriters’ Association has added Jonathan LaPoma to the “Featured Screenwriter” list on their homepage after his script, A NOBLE TRUTH, won 1st place in the Awareness Film Festival’s screenwriting competition.