Frank Van Der Meijden

Frank Van Der Meijden

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Screenwriter, Music Composer and Director

Zwolle, Netherlands

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July 2020
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About Frank

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.

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Loglines

  • Room Available

    Room Available Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Mystery A student wants to go for ghost hunting out of sensationalism, but after a fatal accident he learns that dying - like living - is a developmental process.

  • CHERYL

    CHERYL Budget: $5M - $10M | Horror Action When Cheryl grows up in a world of abuse, she must dispose of her last family honor to fight back, until she is a feared claw hammer killer, to save minorities. 

  • The Grave (about love)

    The Grave (about love) Budget: $100K - $1M | War Romance During World War II, a family grave is both witness and narrator of the blossoming love affair between a wealthy young woman and a carpenter, as she must overcome the increasing threat of a jealous Nazi businessman.

  • The Swim

    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 during summer holiday, he realizes victim and perpetrator can switch sides.

  • Myths

    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.

  • Get the bloody money

    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

    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.

Credits

  • Room Available

    Room Available (2021 - 2023)
    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

    Original Soundtrack Short Film Room Available (2022 - 2023)
    Music by 2frame productions Composer

Awards

  • Strellus Fiction price (The Netherlands) best short story
    (2004)

  • Stephen King Tribute - Dutch horror fiction award
    (2003)

  • Guitarist - Best National Student Band in The Netherlands
    (2001)

Education

  • Dutch Filmers Academy (Amsterdam)
    (2021-2022)

  • TV College (Hilversum)
    (2018-2018)

  • University of Applied Sciences Windesheim (Zwolle, The Netherlands)
    (1998-2002)

  • Free University (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

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