Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter

Posts Tagged ‘Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest’

FilmMakers International Advances Two of Jon LaPoma’s Scripts

The FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards has advanced Jonathan LaPoma’s scripts THE WAY BACK HOME and LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (co-written by Natalia Porras Sivolobova) to the quarterfinals in their 2015 competition. Both scripts are ranked in the top 2% of the more than 2,600 screenplays listed on

LaPoma’s seven screenplays have won 71 awards/honors in the last two years.

THE WAY BACK HOME a Finalist in the 2014 Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length screenplay, THE WAY BACK HOME, is a finalist in the 2014 Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest. This is the 7th honor the script has received in the past year, including the Grand Jury Prize at the 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest, the Grand Prize at the 2014 London Film Awards, and 3rd place at the Chicago Screenplay Contest (drama category). THE WAY BACK HOME can be seen as a mix between KES and BILLY ELLIOT, and has been described as “A story that will stay with you and make you look in the mirror” by Summit Talent and Literary Agency. It’s currently ranked in the top 7% of the nearly 2,500 scripts listed on