Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter

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THE KIDNAPPED a Semi-Finalist in Southern California Screenplay Competition

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length black comedy THE KIDNAPPED is a semi-finalist in the 2018 Southern California Screenplay Competition.

THE KIDNAPPED follows a Mexican drug cartel boss who kidnaps a washed-up Hollywood director, and the two are driven to insanity while shooting a documentary about the boss’s once-powerful cartel–a project meant to help both men reclaim lost glory.

Two of Jon LaPoma’s Scripts Advance in Creative World Awards

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length scripts THE WAY BACK HOME and LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), co-written by Natalia Porras Sivolobova, have advanced through the first round of the 2016 Creative World Awards.

Both scripts are ranked within the top 2% of the more than 2,700 screenplays listed on

LaPoma’s scripts have won 89 awards/honors in various international screenwriting competitions.