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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Availableness for an individual scholar for a category intended for all of them especially. Enquire about neurodiverse scholarships and understanding.

Comics and Image Books

Program Comics and Visual Books

Production of a comic screen and/or beginning of a visual book

Pupils will discover upon conclusion of training course:

Techniques of making a comic remove or visual unique. Deciphering various art styles in comics and graphic books. The terminology found in comics by illustrators. Building the scholars imaginative intellectual applications such as for example brainstorming, composing and imagery. Creation of the students very own comic or panel.

Program will likely be critiqued for different many years and discovering know-how.

Two or more semesters may be needed according to the child’s creative processes or if perhaps they want to generate an artwork book.

Targets on the course are listed below:

Visual novels v.s comics explained

Examination of comical publication illustrators ways types

Breakdown of mediums and gear found in cartooning

Standard cartooning and drawing tips

Innovative authorship or sound dictation

Tale archetypes and genres

Thumbnails and storyboards

Mindset of shade concept

Textbooks will include:

Attracting with terminology and creating with images by Jessica Able and Matt Madden

Shade Harmony Compendium by Terry Scars

Textbooks produced by tutor:

Just how to Bring A Comic The Marvel Way by Stan Lee

Cartooning by Jack Keely

Attitude by William H. Powell

Online duplicate of book introduced by tutor:

Fictional character Build From the Floor Up by Kevin Crossley


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*Perspective view finder

2 package design publications

Comical book layout/storyboard sketchpad

Ink and Marker Sketch book

Twin wash Markers 40ct.

Monetary Plan

University fees is due for the entire month by 1st of each and every thirty days by venmo, cash or check. If payment completely isn’t received by the seventh day, a 10percent later part of the cost can be evaluated on the eighth time. Inspections that do not clear would be susceptible to a $50 cost. After two occurrences, we are going to not recognize inspections and installment should be profit or venmo.

Tutor Expenses each hour

Management is present for two hrs each lessons cycle.

Sessions become standing appointments. Persistence in attendance is very important in order to achieve instructional growth. Extortionate cancellations can result in firing of solutions.


If an urgent situation does occur, please text the tutor beforehand, if at all possible, and recommend of the termination. Make-up meeting is granted or perhaps the course would be returned.

Training Course:

Creation of a Manga

Youngsters will discover upon completion regarding the program:

Methodologies of fabricating a manga. Deciphering the different art designs in manga. Storytelling, sub forms of manga figures and genres. Terminology of manga employed by mangaka (Japanese illustrators). Constructing the scholars innovative intellectual functionality including brainstorming, composing and images.

Program might be critiqued a variety of years and finding out abilities.

2 or more semesters may be needed dependent on your child’s imaginative techniques with regards to their final task. A single shot (section in manga terminology) is going to be complete at the conclusion of the program.

Objectives from the lessons are as follows:

Manga and subcategories

( United states /Japanese terminology)

Analysis of manga artist (mangaka) conventional versus today

Breakdown of sources and knowledge included in manga

Fundamental drawing methods

Creative writing or music dictation

Tale archetypes and styles

Thumbnails and storyboard

Psychology of colors theory

Lettering and introduction of Japanese studying types

Manga markets experts, illustrator (mangaka) and publishers

Textbooks would include:

Drawing with keywords and composing with photos by Jessica ready and Matt Madden

Tone Harmony Compendium by Terry Markings

Books brought by tutor:

Perspective by William H. Powell

Starting Manga by Sonia Leong

Online copy of book brought by tutor:

All Mastering Manga Amounts by Level Crilley


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The * should alert the pupil the tutor keeps this device. In the event that college student or homes school doesn’t should commit to purchasing the instrument.

Text e-books

*Drawing with keywords and composing with images by Jessica ready and Matt Madden

Color Balance Compendium by Terry Scars


*Perspective see finder

Twin clean Markers 40ct.

2 Pack sketch guides

Comic guide layout/storyboard sketchpad

Marker design pad

Financial Plan

University fees flow from for the whole period of the first of each thirty days by venmo, earnings or check. If fees entirely isn’t was given from the seventh time, a 10per cent belated fee is considered throughout the eighth time. Checks which do not obvious are susceptible to a $50 fee. After two incidents, we’ll not recognize monitors and cost need to be finances or venmo.

Tutor Expense by the hour

Management can be found for 2 many hours each class course.

Meeting is located visits. Persistence in attendance is crucial to have informative progress. Higher cancellations can lead to firing of solutions.


If an emergency www.paydayloansnc.net/cities/sylva/ happens, kindly book their tutor beforehand, if at all possible, and recommend of termination. Make-up sessions might be offered or the course will be returned.

Drawing And Anatomy

Course: Design and Anatomy

Pupils will discover upon completion with the course:

Techniques of sketching. Important concepts of sketching, cartooning and realism. Building the scholars intellectual functions including motor function expertise, kind acceptance and creative images.

Program is critiqued for various years and finding out abilities.

Objectives associated with the lessons are as follows:

Utilization of attracting sources and knowledge

Summary of fundamental shapes

Light and principles

Disadvantages area attracting

Ways of modeling and shading

Types of measuring

Cartooning (younger pupils)

Structure (older children)

Introduction to plein-air researches (On place sketching)

Books will include:

Physiology by Joseph Sheppard

Textbooks put by tutor:

Attitude by William H. Powell

The basics of Drawing by Barrington Hairdresser

Simple Models with Pets by Eva Dutton

Cartooning by Jack Keely

Reality by Tag Crilley