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.


Let's Connect

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He had been furthermore forceful along with his basic really love (not being able to read the signals clearly,) so he is bad for the

There is certainly some guy I like plenty. He has slight AS. He could be a delightful poet, star and copywriter. I asked him on a date, the guy stated yes. We proceeded the big date, toward theatre. He had been complimenting myself, becoming most romantic i.e. reciting intimate poetry if you ask me, linking hands, getting a gentleman generally. Then after the program, the guy took me to a pub; the whole way truth be told there we had been talking once items have queit, we just comfortably moved in silence, hands connected. Then when you look at the pub, the guy stated “I’m not romantically attracted to you”, but went into a long explanation of starting an excellent friendship initial because he cannot collect women in a bar or talk up a female. The guy needs a friendship first, which I go along with, they forced me to like him more for his honesty and upfront-ness.

Next, regarding the tube-ride room, I inquired whether however like to see where this goes or simply just feel friends. The guy stated “let’s getting family, but who knows what’ll happen in the long term”. While claiming this, he had been keeping me, fondling my arms and kissing my temple. With remaining me personally very confused.

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He or she is 27. I will plainly notice that he’s attempted to read and boost upon himself. For example, aspies aren’t very good empathisers. But he was exceedingly nurturing beside me matchbox abonelik iptali when I discussed my personal grandmother in healthcare facility.

He had been suprisingly loving and touchy-feely, that I liked considerably. For a first day he required by suprise, I imagined it absolutely was going better, but i will be extremely perplexed as to the reasons however become thus warm and touchy-feely with me, then again state “I am not romantically attracted to you” immediately after which a lengthy reason on friendship?I have come across your interact with more females, near ‘friends’ (according to him they may be pals but he is a lot more of a loner, quite definitely on his own) and he is certainly not also half as warm or touchy-feely with them. In reality, I’ve never seen your touch all of them in in any event, only chat. He’s most friendly, but does not start any human body contact with them.

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2. exactly why performed the guy state the guy wasnt romantically interested in myself, but stayed thus loving and touchy-feely even after stating he wasn’t romantically interested in me? immediately after which the very long description about establishing a friendship?

I am aware if the guy desires a relationship after which perhaps establish from that point versus day. I like they also. But, I recieved conflicting communications from your. He’s wise, he has got done himself, the guy knows the distinctions in system contact and pressing.

Appreciation is certainly much undefined

Aspies often have many problem with ideas like “love” since it is not an emotion they may be able understand effortlessly. As an example, physical pain is typically simple to acknowledge because if anything hurts, then you certainly’re in discomfort. Rage was less smooth because often you find yourself yelling without realising they (for this reason many people yell “I am not crazy!”).