Dave von Fintel

Filmmaker/Photographer specializing in Aerial Cinematography


  • Filmmaker specializing in Aerial Cinematography2014 - Present

    Kansas City, MO

    I'm taking my creative skills to new heights - piloting a UAV to produce dramatic aerial video/photo solutions as well as producing & editing conventional video for a variety of industries.

  • Freelance Creative Director2012 - 2014


  • Web Development Director2004 - 2012

    Rockhurst University

  • Creative Director1999 - 2004

    Rockhurst University

  • Art Director1998 - 1999

    Rockhurst University

  • Graphic Designer1997 - 1998

    GB Design


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design1991 - 1996

    University of Missouri

  • Graphic Design, Photography & Video Production1995 - 1996

    University of Tasmania School of Art, Australia


  • “Dave has exceptional skills as a designer and web developer. As his supervisor for several years, I found him to be a joy to work with, and a great team player. He is a problem-solver who finds a solution to every challenge. I would not hesitate to hire him again.”

    Rosita McCoy, Senior VP - KU Endowment Association

  • “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dave on many projects. He’s always able to bring a fresh perspective to every job. His positive personality and openness to trying new things, makes working with him a very fun & collaborative event.”

    Mark McDonald, Owner - Mark McDonald Photography

  • “I worked with Dave for several years while employed at gb Design. Dave and I collaborated on a variety of design projects and I always found him to be easy to work with and valued the ideas and professionalism he brought to the table. Since that time, my agency has had the pleasure to work with Dave and his team at Rockhurst as a vendor providing online development solutions and consulting to Rockhurst University. Dave continues to provide impressive direction and management skills to the projects we have conducted with him and his team.”

    Ryan Lorei, Owner - Voltage Creative

  • “In the seven years Dave and I worked together, I watched him consistently come up with effective, creative solutions for various print, web and video projects. He stays on top of design trends and web standards, and everything he touches looks refined and professional. He has exceptional talent and lots of ideas, which made him a valuable member of our team.”

    Jamie Swearingen, UX Copywriter - Garmin International

  • “I have hired Dave may times for his expert graphic design services, and have also brought him in as a consultant on several high profile web design and development projects. Dave's ability to listen to my client's needs, and his ability to translate their ideas into reality are second to none.”

    Matt Couch, Real Estate Analyst - Hopkins Appraisal Services


  • • CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education): Silver Award
- '09, Excellence in Multimedia: Single Web Page (Ready for Rockhurst) 
- Bronze - '02, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine 
- Silver - '01, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine
 - Gold - '00, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine Cover 
- Silver - '00, Rockhurst University Campus Banners 
• Web Marketing Association's Web Awards Judge - '08 
• JAA (Jesuit Advancement Administrators): '06 - Award of Merit: Multimedia, Admission Pages 
• Internet Advertising Competition '05 - Best Education Integrated Ad Campaign - Rockhurst Website 
• Center for Digital Education: '05 Best of the Web 2nd place, Rockhurst University 
• Web Marketing Association: '05 Best Education Internet Advertising Award, Rockhurst University 
• American Association of Webmasters: '04 Silver Award, Rockhurst University 
• Mead Papers: Certificate of Excellence in the Graphic Arts - Rockhurst University, 1999 Annual Report

Visit Instagram/davevonfintel for frequently updated shots. Some of my work features footage that may be purchased as stock video or photo.


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4 Approaches To Cope As Soon As Your Mate Keeps Asperger’s Problem

Tim Bennett, a painter residing britain, is actually a long-term relationship with Tray, a female with Asperger’s disorder. Dish refuses to transfer of the girl smaller one-bedroom suite or display it with Tim even though the few have a son together. Francis, era 6, also offers Asperger’s and relevant behavioral issues. Bennett states that since he and Tray bring significantly different child-rearing kinds, they think it is better to parent Francis independently to prevent dispute. Holder enjoys an especially hard time coping with Francis’s actions and runs the possibility of creating a public meltdown if youngsters is difficult. In the upside, a€?she can access fool around with your with techniques that I can not, imaginatively producing globes collectively,” Bennett claims. “So we coordinate one another in a variety of ways as mothers.”

Asperger’s Problem: A Delayed Prognosis

Jurintha Fallon in addition understands the issues of living with an Asperger’s companion. The stay-at-home mommy of two teenager guys in Connecticut states life together with her partner, Rob, a successful computer system professional with Asperger’s disorder, was a€?like riding a roller coaster 24/7 without having to be secured in.a€?

The happy couple has experienced most commitment dangers for the reason that Asperger’s, but perhaps the biggest concern was Rob’s lack of empathy, she states

Jurintha and Rob have now been married for two decades, but he had been formally recognized only 2 yrs in the past. She had very long suspected one thing had been various about Rob. Jurintha’s lightbulb time emerged 11 years ago whenever her younger son was actually clinically determined to have Asperger’s. a€?Our child’s habits and medical diagnosis are just what rapidly directed us to think my husband furthermore have Asperger’s,” she states.

Jurintha talks of Rob as functioning as an adult on an intellectual levels but as a child on an emotional one. This matter involved a head a short while ago when their older boy got a life-threatening bicycle accident while staying with grandparents in Maine. Jurintha and Rob were at a company event in Boston, but Rob did not need to set becoming at his child’s bedside. Rob thought his mothers met with the situation in check as a result it is unneeded to create 2.5-hour drive.

Jurintha finally certain Rob that they must run. a€?The first matter my personal boy requested was a€?Did your allow operate straight away in the future upwards?'” Jurintha says. “I experienced to sit. Rob didn’t find out how upset my personal young son had been and just how fatigued their moms and dads comprise sometimes. The guy going employed the next day.”

Next event, Jurintha required that Rob discover a psychologist to get an Asperger’s evaluation. Following prognosis, Rob going therapy, and he has made large advances in finding out how their Asperger’s affects the proud of him,a€? Jurintha states.

Usually, individuals with Asperger’s want to be passionate lovers and mothers, nevertheless they need assistance learning to do so, says Jurintha. Discover making existence a tiny bit more comfortable for every person:

  • Speak your preferences directly. Do this either verbally or perhaps in writing and without feeling. Don’t hint – they just wont have it, Jurintha says.
  • Ready obvious rules about child-rearing. Marshack says the Asperger’s lover must accept quit talking-to or disciplining the child in certain problems when the non-Asperger’s father or mother states to. The Asperger’s partner may be missing out on things another mother or father can detect. Discuss the situation as two and work out a browse around here solution.
  • Think about treatment. Marshack suggests you start with specific treatments for both associates immediately after which creating couples treatments. Realize you simply can’t a€?fixa€? your lover, but training is the initial step. a€?Read all you can about Asperger’s, and start to become a specialist towards dynamics of your union,a€? Marshack states. Jurintha contributes that treatment makes it possible to learn how to manage and perform more than simply survive the partnership.