Frank van der Meijden (1978) is a Dutch director and scenarist.
He is a lecturer of applied sciences in Communication, Film & Creative Writing. He also composes music, publishes suspense fiction and writes scenario's. He has written (and published) numerous short suspense stories, a horror novel and non fiction in The Netherlands.
In March 2023 his short movie Room Available will premiere in cinema in The Netherlands.
Originally, he is a journalist and linguist. Later on he became a speech- and ghostwriter and language trainer. The Story (written and in films) was always his passion, now it is increasingly becoming his profession.
Unique traits: Plays Bach on a Gibson Les Paul. Plays Guns n' Roses on a church organ.
Myths Budget: $5M - $10M | Horror When American cultural historians are hunting in the woods for mythical creatures that take away imaginations of people with sacrificial rituals, they get hunted themselves.
The Swim Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller When a palliatively ill novelist wants to put his childhood past to rest by revealing his role in a fatal swim afternoon to his biographer, he realizes victim and perpetrator can switch sides.
Get the bloody money Budget: $0 - $100K | Horror When a student in debt knocks on the door of an old man who's offering him a well-paying job, he finds that with every dollar spent, he falls more into the grip of his client's dark intentions.
World Order Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller When a crime journalist loses his wife and children due to a mob boss, he takes revenge single-handedly, until he becomes a pawn in an international chess game.
Film (short) by 2frame productions Director, Writer A student wants to go for ghost hunting out of sensationalism, but after a fatal accident where his best friend dies, he is feeling so guilty that he cannot connect to his own girlfriend.
Original Soundtrack Short Film Room Available
Music by 2frame productions Composer
Strellus Fiction price (The Netherlands) best short story
Stephen King Tribute - Dutch horror fiction award
Guitarist - Best National Student Band in The Netherlands
Dutch Filmers Academy (Amsterdam)
TV College (Hilversum)
University of Applied Sciences Windesheim (Zwolle, The Netherlands)
Free University (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)