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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The Effects. The Consumer Financing Security Bureau ( CFPB )

The customer savings cover Bureau ( CFPB ) proposed a brand new regulation in Summer regarding national legislation of payday vehicle subject providing businesses. The guideline addresses a business whoever business model is founded on capturing someone (that typically have few savings available to them) in a cycle of financial obligation. Everyone offers until September 14th to comment on this law. Because of this business lobbyists and associates are going to be functioning tough to destroy this formula to enable them to carry on companies as usual, removing vast amounts of cash from groups who is going to least give they. 

A lot of advocates for improvement, like United methods of fundamental Texas, are convinced that this suggested principle is a good beginning. We all additionally are convinced that loopholes are in the CFPBs law, creating creditors to avoid the feel of this law, which is aimed at the customers ability to payback the mortgage, maybe not coming to be caught in debt. We now have a historic opportunity to discuss this guideline and describe exactly why it has to only end up being supported, but the reason why it ought to be strengthened.

Here happens to be an example remark you are going to and everyone in your system can send online. Merely go to StopPaydayPredators.org/TexasFairLending and key in your data and opinion. Statements could be gathered and taken to the CFPB. Satisfy know that once commentary are actually sent to the CFPB, they’ll be considered public tape, and nothing are modified for you. Feel free to email or update any records from inside the trial remark below.

I offer the CFPBs recommended guideline; however, I think that formula ought to be increased. The best purpose of the CFPBs tip relating to payday vehicle headings lending is https://speedyloan.net/payday-loans-tn/dickson/ to prevent customer hurt by ensuring borrowers capability repay lending products. The recommended formula have loopholes that provides payday vehicle title lenders a chance to adjust the suggested regulation. By shutting the principles current loopholes, actually tougher formula shall be set up that provides a very equitable landscape for people who need a short-term mortgage.

It’s my opinion that attention of an applicants ability to payback a short-term finance incorporate month-to-month cost particularly book and meals, not just the opportunity to payback the pay check or auto headings financing. Without this thought, applicants remains in a cycle of credit. Every debtor need an ability-to-repay analysis, no conditions. Also,borrowers need an optimum indebtedness of three months a year. The work of this CFPB is important to many people who happen to live with limited monetary safety. I would like to treasure the CFPB and movie director Cordray with their initiatives, and I hope that and be prepared to see healthier principles that will guarantee fairer financial loans for anybody.

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The Ordinance

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“The Ordinance” is definitely a documentary movies that covers the neighborhood networks across Texas are going to do to rein within the detrimental effects of predatory financing methods common among payday and auto-title loan providers.

Operate accomplished by the building urban area Council to apply the Arizona city category’s unified ordinance try prominently featured for the movie (assured through channel of neighborhood religion leadership attempting to support the regulation).

The results of pay check and Auto-Title debts on Texas experts

The joined method of Central Florida joined with Tx Appleseed, joined approach to Greater Houston, and goal United in Houston to expose the hazardous affect of paycheck and automotive label loans on Nevada pros. These financing options become exacerbating economic hardships for Arizona veterans in addition to their households. The joined technique for middle Arizona, together with their lovers, encourage for Lone-star state leader to take action to control in abuses and determine a baseline of reasonable markets practices to increase the economic well being your pros as well as all Nevada couples.