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Frank Meyer

Appraiser, Music Historian

Armed with an extensive knowledge of music and film history and seven published books under his belt, award-winning director and musician Frank Meyer has become a validated appraiser.

Having appraised music and film collections for University of Southern California’s Hugh Hefner Moving Image Archive, Target Video77 Media Library, and many others for tax and archival purposes. Meyer has a reputation for accurate evaluations in a timely manner. 


Credentials

2021 – 2023 AXS TV, Music’s Greatest Mysteries, Producer & Talent  
2016 – 2020 Fender Musical Instruments, Content Producer
2004 – 2015 NBC/Universal, Content Producer
1997 – 2012 Yahoo! Music, Music Journalist
1997 – 2004 LA Weekly, Music Journalist,
1997 – 2002 Clear Channel, Managing Editor of KNAC.COM 
1997 – 2002 New Times, Music Journalist
1997 – 1999 POPsmear Magazine, Music Editor

Awards

2021 Film Threat Award This!, Risen: The Story of Chron “Hell Razah” Smith, Best Music Documentary
2020 New York’s People’s Film Festival, Risen: The Story of Chron “Hell Razah” Smith, Best Music Documentary 
2020 Hollywood Verge Film Festival, Risen: The Story of Chron “Hell Razah” Smith, Best Documentary
2020 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Award, Risen: The Story of Chron “Hell Razah” Smith, Official Selection
2020 Los Angeles Cinefest, Risen: The Story of Chron “Hell Razah” Smith, Official Selection
2020 International Independent Film Awards, Risen: The Story of Chron “Hell Razah” Smith, Official Selection
2015 Slamdance Film Festival, I Am Thor, Official Selection
2015 Florida Film Festival, I Am Thor, Official Selection
2015 Calgary Underground Film Festival, I Am Thor, Official Selection
2015 Brooklyn Film Festival, I Am Thor, Official Selection
2015 New Zealand International Film Festival, I Am Thor, Official Selection
2015 Fantasia International Film Festival, I Am Thor, Official Selection
2012 CableFAX, Best of the Web
2008 Telly, Freestyle 101, Best Music Series
2008 Webby, Freestyle 101, Best Music Series
2008 W3, Freestyle 101, Best Music Series
2001 New Times, The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, Album of the Year
1999 New Times, The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, Rock Band of the Year

Documentarian

2023 Freestyle 101: Hip-Hop History, Indie Rights
2020 Risen: The Story of Chron “Hell Razah” Smith, Indie Rights
2015 I Am Thor, MPI Media Group

Author

2017 Diaper Dude, Penguin Books/Random House
2015 Friday Night Tykes, Esquire
2014 From Dude To Dad, Penguin Books/Random House
2012 When The Wall Of Sound Met The New York Underground: The Ramones, Phil Spector And End Of The Century, Rhino Entertainment,
2007 Van Halen: A Visual History, Chronicle Books
2003 On the Road With The Ramones, Bobcat Books

Liner Notes

The Ramones

2011 Acid Eaters reissue, Rhino Records
2011 Live, January 7, 1978 At The Palladium, NYC, Rhino Records
2011 Jet Boy, Live at the Whiskey, MVD
2007 Rhino 39, Rhino 39 collection, Triple X/Nickel And Dime Records
2005 L.A. Guns, Black List, Black City Records

Iggy and the Stooges

The Iguana Chronicles, Bomp! Records

2000 Double Danger
1997 Year of the Iguana
1997 California Bleeding
1995 Open Up & Bleed
1994 Rough Power


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