Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter

Posts Tagged ‘London Film Awards’

DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! Wins 4th in London Film Awards

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length black comedy DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! won 4th place in the 2017 London Film Awards. This is the script’s 8th award/honor and LaPoma’s 151st overall.

Jon LaPoma Wins London Film Awards for 3rd Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Jonathan LaPoma has won the feature screenplay grand prize at the London Film Awards, winning this year with his coming-of-age drama A NOBLE TRUTH. This is the script’s 19th award/honor, and it’s ranked in the top 2% of the more than 2,800 screenplays listed on


The London Film Awards has selected Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s romantic drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), as the Grand Prize winner of their 2015 Feature Screenplay category. This is the second consecutive year LaPoma has won the Grand Prize in this competition, winning with his script THE WAY BACK HOME last year. His scripts have won 67 awards/honors in the last two years. LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO can be seen as BEFORE SUNRISE meets EVEN THE RAIN.


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

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

Jonathan LaPoma Featured on featured an article on Jonathan LaPoma’s Feature Screenplay Grand Prize win at the 2014 London Film Awards for his script, THE WAY BACK HOME. This is LaPoma’s fourth first-place victory in four months and his 24th overall since 2013.

THE WAY BACK HOME, Grand Prize Winner of 2014 London Film Awards

Jonathan LaPoma’s multi-award-winning feature-length drama, THE WAY BACK HOME, is the Feature Screenplay Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 London Film Awards. THE WAY BACK HOME has won 6 awards/honors in 2014, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Hollywood Screenplay Contest for best overall screenplay from over 1,000 submissions. It can be described as a cross between KES and BILLY ELLIOT.