Jonathan LaPoma

Author / Screenwriter / Songwriter

Posts Tagged ‘World Series of Screenwriting’

Jon LaPoma Places Two Scripts in World Series of Screenwriting

Jonathan LaPoma’s feature-length black comedies HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS and DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! both placed in the comedy category of the 2017 World Series of Screenwriting, with HARM winning 3rd place, and DIPLOMATIC AMMUNITY! placing as a finalist.

HARM FOR THE HOLIDAYS was optioned by Warren Zide along with Wexlfish Pictures (AMERICAN PIE, FINAL DESTINATION, THE BIG HIT) in July 2017.

LaPoma’s eleven screenplays have won 149 awards/honors.

LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO Advances to Finals in World Series of Screenwriting

Jonathan LaPoma and Natalia Porras Sivolobova’s feature-length coming-of-age drama, LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO (LAND THAT I LOVE), is a finalist in the 2016 World Series of Screenwriting. This is the script’s 30th award/honor and LaPoma’s 102nd. LA TIERRA QUE YO AMO is ranked 2nd in the Urban, 5th in the Romance, and 9th in the Drama categories of’s Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts (over 2,700 scripts are listed on the site).