Jonathan LaPoma

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Posts Tagged ‘Natalia Porras Sivolobova’

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO Advances in ScreenCraft Fellowship

Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s character-driven coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), has advanced to the quarterfinals in the 2016 ScreenCraft Fellowship. This is the script’s 23rd award/honor.

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO Advances in FilmMakers International

Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s character-driven coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), has advanced to the semifinals in the 2016 FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards, putting it in the top 7% of more than 1,500 submissions. LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO follows a 30-year old half-Mexican half-American woman who, after failing to make it as a dancer in New York City, returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico and struggles with where she truly belongs. It can be described as EVEN THE RAIN meets BEFORE SUNRISE.

 

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

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 MovieBytes.com.

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

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO an Official Selection of Pasadena Film Fest

Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s feature-length character-driven romantic drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), is an official selection of the 2016 Pasadena International Film Festival. This is the script’s 20th award/honor, and LaPoma’s 71st overall. LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO can be seen as EVEN THE RAIN meets BEFORE SUNSET and is ranked in the top 2% of the more than 2,600 scripts listed on MovieBytes.com.

 

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

Jon LaPoma Places Two Scripts in California Film Awards

The California Film Awards has awarded Jonathan LaPoma’s scripts THE WAY BACK HOME and LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (co-written by Natalia Porras Sivolobova) as the 5th place winner and a finalist, respectively, of their 2015 competition. LaPoma’s scripts have won 69 awards/honors in the last two years.

Two of Jon LaPoma’s Scripts Advance in FilmMakers International

Jonathan LaPoma’s script LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), co-written by Natalia Porras Sivolobova, and THE WAY BACK HOME, have advanced to the second round of the 2015 FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards.

JON LAPOMA WINS LONDON FILM AWARDS FOR SECOND TIME

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.

Jon LaPoma Places Two Scripts in Hollywood Sky Film Fest

The Hollywood Sky International Film Festival has chosen Jonathan LaPoma’s scripts LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (co-written by Natalia Porras Sivolobova) and SANDLEY as official selections of their 2015 screenwriting contest.

In the past month and a half, LaPoma has won 16 awards/honors for his writing works.

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO an Official Selection of The Monthly Film Fest

The Monthly Film Festival has selected Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s character-driven coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), as an official selection of their October-November screenplay contest.

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

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO, OFFICIAL SELECTION OF ALBUQUERQUE FILM FEST

Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s romantic coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), is an official selection of the 2015 Albuquerque Film Festival & Comic Con.

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO follows a 30-year old half-Mexican, half-American woman who returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico after failing to make it as a dancer in New York, and struggles with where she truly belongs. It’s currently ranked at #6 in the Romance category of MovieBytes.com’s Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts section and can be seen as BEFORE SUNRISE meets EVEN THE RAIN.

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