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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Encounter and chatting to other individuals on the net is a normal part of life for most teenagers, but utilizing online dating solutions could put them vulnerable

Right here, NCA-CEOP says to moms and dads the things they ought to know

Knowledge why

Such of a teenager’s social lives takes place on the internet and many feel truly comfy using the internet to meet up anyone. The opportunity to fulfill and flirt with individuals outside their own quick social circle can be extremely interesting to a young individual, particularly at a time in which they are exploring their unique understanding of gender and relationships. it is in addition less embarrassing to flirt with people on the internet since it is in school corridors!

Ought I be concerned?

Many online dating applications and web pages are made for adults, but actually those which include for adolescents can present threats to young people as long as they decide on all of them. Since prominent as online dating has become, it is a bad concept for teenagers and isn’t a safe method for children to explore affairs.

Some individuals who would like to damage youngsters search on the internet to look for teenagers to target, and need web sites and software where they are aware teenagers choose check for adore, to flirt or even to socialize. They could make an effort to deceive a new person into believing that they’re reliable, they are a friend or they could even imagine that they are the same age.

Many popular online dating programs let the individual to share with you their area or talk to people in her room – this increases the prospect of a ‘real-life’ meeting. The capability to speak to strangers located nearby are exciting, but young adults should not end up being encouraged to encounter anybody they’ve merely ever fulfilled using the internet.

Chat, and tune in, your youngsters

If you learn on that child has-been utilizing internet dating services, stays peaceful and attempt never to have enraged with these people. Communicate with all of them by what drew these to online dating sites, what solutions they’re utilizing and how they’ve used them. Comprehension and experiencing their unique perspective might help you express the issues.

Should your child continues online dating on the internet, it’s vital that you posses ongoing conversations using them regarding their utilization of internet dating sites assure they aren’t revealing by themselves to damage.

Verify they are aware how to spot the indicators by speaking about this age-appropriate guidance with these people:


Whon’t enjoy getting enabled to feel special or offered lots of interest? We all know this will be a tactic that many culprits use to earn the rely on of a young individual quickly.

‘Remind your son or daughter which they should not do anything that renders them think uneasy’

It’s much harder to suit your kid to think critically about somebody if they’re inundated with ‘likes’ or comments exactly how sensuous or gifted they have been. Culprits use this in an effort to use control over a child, usually getting very nasty if a child does not carry out whatever say.

Advise your son or daughter which they should never do anything that produces all of them think uncomfortable. www.besthookupwebsites.org/chat-zozo-review/ If they are being meant to feeling because of this, they ought to reveal.

Ensure they understand it’s crucial never to trust whatever you listen using the internet, in spite of how great or flattering it sounds!

Let’s talk about intercourse

Ask your kid about their online dating sites visibility. What type of first feeling will it bring? Is it age-appropriate? At NCA-CEOP, we’ve started told by culprits that another method they use should choose teenagers whom need a sexy login name, article sexy pictures or explore intercourse online. Young people might carry out these things because they’re naturally interested in intercourse and affairs, nevertheless can make offenders envision they’ll likely be operational to intimate behaviour and could put them at an increased risk.

Nude selfies

Be sure that kid understands it’s never ever best if you submit these types of pictures or films. If you know your youngster possess discussed something, try not to panic. See these quick flicks produced by NCA-CEOP which will help you already know precisely why they could do they, how-to talk to them about this and where you’ll get help should you require it.

Hold private items private

Internet dating sites promote consumers to express their personal information, but it’sn’t recommended for your kid to achieve this. They should keep their other social media pages and usernames private, and shouldn’t provide their contact number or location. Ask your child usually to think about the reason why anybody would want their details before deciding whether to promote it.

Real-life love

Teen matchmaking is generally tricky, but remind she or he that they are definitely better off looking for adore inside real-world. It might not always look like it but there are a lot ventures for young people to fulfill anybody at school, through a sports club, hobby or youth people. This really is safer therefore’s a better way to construct a friendship and perchance a relationship after a while.

Advisable That You keep in mind…

Intimate interaction with a child was a violent offence. Be sure that kid understands that people who would like to speak about intercourse are trying to do something very wrong and really should feel reported.

If you’re focused on somebody your youngster is in connection with online, it’s important to report these issues to NCA-EOP. Ensure that your youngsters furthermore understands exactly how so when to submit – you can find additional information on this right here.