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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Quick ahead maybe four weeks or a few months and circumstances had been going fantastic

We mentioned indeed. We hungout on weekends, the guy came into might work to see myself following the guy have out from work every other day. It was extremely sweet. We went to movies, we visited his pals his moms and dads and comprise starting all sorts of things. People we know from perform would arrived at his residence and hangout, observe videos, bring video games etc. However ultimately confessed to my personal moms and dads that I was residing at their residence (fundamentally living around, I remained 3 or maybe more evenings with him. Quickly onward weekly perhaps in which he asked us to move in. We mentioned indeed and told my personal mothers my personal decision.

He said we have been two different people in which he requires an energetic and clean/neat mate

I’m a cluttery/messy people. Anyhow directly after we are along over per year the guy asserted that possibly we ought to split up. I managed to query your to provide myself another use, I promised to help keep your house clean to accomplish extra tasks with your. For a few several months factors happened to be fantastic, we decided to go to his company virtually every weekend. We liked strategies together with his my personal moms and dads. And then we however hungout with these shared friend (his neighbor). We remained together with household along the way and that I found everybody. Which was earlier this april.

Activities were fantastic. We actually lately went to Wisconsin collectively for a household marriage. After that tragedy struck over 10 days ago. Their mothers had relocated down south before April, and I also understood the guy skipped them a lot. The guy seldom talked when compared to his each day telephone calls together with them. These people were usually hectic spiritual singles nedir now. Therefore the guy asked one of his best friends to stay for weekly with us to kinda choose themselves backup i suppose. It created stress between you. We went to have him downstate your sunday and that I don’t like undertaking situations outdoors/active. Anyhow since then he ceased keeping my hands kissing me good-bye before work. He also ended kissing me when he had gotten house from services, the guy withdrew from myself nearly totally, and I’ve for ages been clingy.

The guy mentioned he adored me considerably nevertheless home is usually in pretty bad shape (and I also got functioning a huge amount of late nights as a pharmacy technology always learning so I ended up being sick

But I happened to be planned on 7 months without operate and cash ended up being fast therefore I attributed they thereon. Lengthy facts short the guy left me personally 10 period before. And that I need you to definitely inspire and wake me personally up whenever repetition is really because I can manage the exact same thing everyday. Not your. Very over the past 7 several months I’ve been selling soaps. In which he hasn’t been exactly supportive. He doesn’t explore it. We’d fight because howevern’t say anything good the guy just would state oh cool. But he wasn’t negative or planning it actually was foolish either, i obtained his mom inside interest.

We miss him today. I am not sure if he will probably actually ever return. I am desparate. I happened to be with him for almost 24 months, numerous recollections, i moved in with your and remaining my children friends behind. They lived half an hour from in which we lived. Nobody actually checked out because of length. I happened to be ready to marry your, at one-point he did as well. Nevertheless day we broke up the guy said one thing ended up being missing out on in the existence and then he required opportunity alone. I have a whole lot i possibly could state, but this really is currently too-long. And I recently produced an okcupid accounts and found he had reactivsted their older people. I’m so depressed that he’s moving on currently. The guy didn’t need to offer me anymore chances to alter in which he didn’t like to correct items.