Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter

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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 MovieBytes.com, 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.

THE WAY BACK HOME a Finalist in New York Screenplay Contest

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length coming-of-age drama THE WAY BACK HOME is a finalist in the 2015 New York Screenplay Contest. This is the second consecutive year one of LaPoma’s scripts has placed in this contest. THE WAY BACK HOME has won 11 awards/honors and is currently ranked in the top 3% of the more than 2,500 feature-length screenplays listed on MovieBytes.com.

THE WAY BACK HOME, Finalist in Oaxaca Film Fest

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length coming-of-age drama THE WAY BACK HOME is an official selection of the 2015 Oaxaca Film Festival. This is the script’s 10th award/honor, and it’s ranked in the top 3% of the more than 2,500 scripts listed on MovieBytes.com.

THE WAY BACK HOME, Reel Writers Semifinalist

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length screenplay THE WAY BACK HOME is a semifinalist in the 2015 Reel Writers contest. According to their feedback:

“The initial glimpse into the life of a Wisconsin family whose male members have worked in the local slaughterhouse works well. The characters are all strongly written…The setting of this story in the backwoods of Wisconsin is well done…The scenes flow well and logically.”

THE WAY BACK HOME has won 10 awards/honors in various international screenwriting competitions and is ranked in the top 3% of the more than 2,500 feature-length screenplays listed on MovieBytes.com.

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO Ranked 10th on MovieBytes.com

Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), is ranked 10th in the Romance category of MovieBytes.com’s “Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts.”

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

 

Jonathan LaPoma’s Interview Featured on MovieBytes.com

After winning third place in the Chicago Screenplay Contest’s drama category for his script THE WAY BACK HOME, Jonathan LaPoma interviews with MovieBytes.com. To read the interview, click here.