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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My father made a decision to beginning internet dating my brother’s mother-in-law (his spouse’s mommy), whom my mom disliked

I happened to be in a unique monogamous partnership with a man for eight months and, sadly, We stored getting him utilizing internet dating applications, despite I’d attracted a hard border about it.

The guy in addition lied to me about substance abuse (he had been in AA for a long time but held falling-off the wagon).

The guy informed me he had been a social drinker and had been merely taking a break from alcoholic beverages for health and fitness explanations.

However get dark colored and fallout of correspondence then deviate onto me personally once I would query him precisely why.

So eventually, after a week of your being specially inconsiderate and insensitive, I smashed down the union.

I did so very with respect and mentioned goodbye to his friends and spoke not one unkind word about him to anybody.

Now the guy wants to get lovers guidance, the actual fact that while I was actually with him, the guy refused to tune in to me about also the simplest thing, like deleting his internet dating applications.

I’m not sure exactly why he really wants to choose sessions now that he’s got totally repelled me personally.

I really don’t even comprehend the way I feel about this any longer.

A part of me really really loves him nevertheless, but an integral part of myself doesn’t believe the connection (or all of our “situationship”), since the guy kept a complete separate a number of formula for themselves than the guy did personally.

I would like their accept this.


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Dear Amy,

Unfortunately, I was estranged from my loved ones after my personal mom’s passing.

My father decided to beginning online dating my brother’s mother-in-law (their girlfriend’s mommy), whom my mummy hated.

Every thing shattered from then on.

My dad turned 60 this present year and I also will undoubtedly be 33. This has been about five years since I have’ve observed or read everything from your.

When the pandemic started, I texted your to check in and make certain he was OK and was given absolutely nothing back.

We seriously be concerned about anything going on to him before we can no less than chat.

It can damage me if things took place to your.

We seriously delight in my life much better while they aren’t around, however We worry and overlook all of them.

I’m sure my buddy and sister-in-law still dislike myself (no surprise there), yet I’m really very baffled and injured why my father hasn’t actually made an effort to contact me personally by any means.

Ought I attempt once more?

Estranged Daughter

Delivering one book at the start of a worldwide pandemic will not be considered as trying to recover a breach you seem to have started.

Dropping your mummy at a relatively young age need to have become genuinely damaging to you. Undoubtedly it absolutely was seriously distressing to witness your own pops doing an innovative new partnership with individuals your claim your mommy disliked.

But it’s your load to keep. The father comes with the directly to discover a unique mate. It is really not your uncle or their partner’s error or obligation that the father took up because of this woman.

If you’d like to talk to your father, contact him. If the guy doesn’t pick-up, set a warmly worded content and have him to phone you back once again. If the guy doesn’t phone your back once again, phone the second energy.

Condition their desire to be contact, and then leave the door open to a reconciliation.

Dear Amy,

I am an everyday reader and ask yourself have you ever actually as soon as acknowledge that you are currently completely wrong about anything?

When people criticize your, you only twice down and safeguard your situation.