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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Composing a great Teacher Consult Page (with Test)

Use this test instructor request page as a theme for your formal request page.

Institutes often dissuade mothers from requesting a specific instructor with regards to their youngsters, in certain situations the school administration will positively answer an instructor demand letter.

?There can be a much better possibility of profits in the event the mother has already created a good connection with the child’s current instructor and listens to their information.

Deciding to make the consult written down making use of a proper company letter design permits the father or mother to produce a very good instance. The page should 1st state the child’s identity, class and also the title of college. ? Reason Why Requesting a Certain Teacher ? Next it ought to supply the factor the moms and dad is actually requesting a particular instructor and exactly what advantages that instructor deliver the little one. The moms and dad should name the instructor these are generally asking for also a possible next alternatives. Capable thank the main and request his/her view about what’s best for their child. ??

Some guidelines moms and dads must think about before they compose an instructor consult page tend to be:? What is the teacher demand policy at their particular college? Also education in the exact same region have various teacher request procedures. The consult page has a significantly better potential for achievement in case it is printed in line aided by the school’s policies.

?Why does the mother or father desire to ask a specific instructor? Why really should not be centered on gossip or a popularity competition. There must be considerable, educational reasons behind implementing. ?? ?

Critique associated with child’s existing or possible future instructor cannot assist the circumstances. Educators work together and does not value unfavorable comments about a group member.

The letter should concentrate on the child’s problems and exactly how he attempted to conquer them. It ought to believe that the father or mother would wish to eliminate several of those difficulties in the next school 12 months.

Parents should try their best to-be unbiased about their child’s requires. When they sincere, you will find a significantly better chance they will be taken seriously.

?If they gloss over their particular child’s character to represent they in radiant conditions, the institution may already know much better, and genuinely believe that the mother and father don’t need an authentic understanding of the situation.?

?? People Who Have Handicaps Knowledge Act

According to research by the those with handicaps knowledge operate (TIP), there isn’t any tip the mothers of those girls and boys can choose their particular educators.

?Parents have the right to be engaged aided by the keeping the youngster, and after the school year starts, in the event the instructor is certainly not applying the child’s IEP, the mother and father possess right to inquire a conference and discuss modifying escort service in norman the teacher.

Listed here is an example of a teacher request letter. Or no copies of paperwork regarding the child’s education are included, they should be duplicates and not initial paperwork. The parent need to keep a duplicate of all marketing and sales communications using the class with regards to this problem.? ?Sample Instructor Consult Letter Parent’s NameParent’s AddressCity, Condition, Area Code

Principal’s NameSchool’s NameSchool’s AddressCity, Condition, Zip Code

Dear Principal’s identity,

I will be the mother of Child’s label, who will attend term of class inside the next level for the next scholastic seasons. The experience he’s in elementary class will probably have a profound impact on their potential scholastic lifetime, and for this reasons, I would like to inquire a certain instructor. You will find realized this particular college will give consideration to instructor requests from parents.

Child’s title has become happier and contemplating class during his first a couple of years, and I would really like your to carry on this feel.

Their instructors posses respected their capability to discover better when his attention is involved rather than when it is expected to remember materials. Due to this, he could be anticipating next class seasons.

I’ve discussed this matter with Child’s list recent instructor, Mrs. term, and she agrees that his educational future can be better served by an instructor whom recognizes just how to introduce issues to capture their interest. I would like to need he go in Mrs. Name’s class or, if that isn’t feasible then Mr. Name’s class.

Thank you when planning on taking the amount of time to think about my consult. I’d be happy to meet your or Mrs. Name to talk about the matter further. Please go ahead and generate ideas or promote recommendations about my questions. I will getting achieved at 555-123-4567 or at [email protected]

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