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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This can be Tinder’s brand new movie cam ability, face-to-face

Tinder are presenting a major latest ability these days: videos phone calls.

Face-to-face, given that company calls its own video clip chats, doesn’t require men and women to trading private phone numbers and is also moving on as an examination in 13 countries, such as in the usa in Virginia, Illinois, Georgia, and Colorado, as well as in Australia, Brazil, and France. Not absolutely all people within these claims and region will have access, simply a select group. The team is actually looking to find out how well the movie calls perform from a technical point of view, like the machines handle all of them, before rolling the ability out most commonly, states Bernadette Morgan, older item management on Tinder’s confidence and protection personnel.

Face-to-face differs from other videos talk functions in a few tactics. For starters, both men and women have to decide in the label to really make it happen. Whenever they touch throughout the video icon into the right-hand spot of book talk monitor, they’ll be caused to choose into video clip telephone calls utilizing the other individual. Once they as well as their complement do this, they’ll manage to make the name. They’re able to decide on at any time.

Before calling, both people have to accept to keep your telephone call PG — this means no nudity or intimate content with no records to detest message, violence, or unlawful tasks. Once the name starts, customers will dsicover the monitor split by 50 percent, so that the caller can still read on their own as huge because the person they’re calling. Morgan states it was finished purposely so folks will make yes they however appear great and aren’t showing any such thing within the credentials they may not require broadcasted.

“We intentionally performed this split screen, you know precisely what you look like on the other side person’s telephone, to help you feel a little bit more safe,” she says. “And then furthermore, our company is hoping that it produces discussion. By having the same size, you can view the other person [and] they could see you, so ideally it fosters conversations because conversations are a two-way road.”

Once a video clip label finishes, every person is actually caused to resolve whether they’d desire a call once again and are additionally considering the chance to report some one as long as they performed one thing inappropriate. That said, the group claims it offers “no objective” of record telephone calls, states Rory Kozoll, the top of depend on and protection goods. So if some body is reported, the group relatively wouldn’t have the ability to revisit the annoying contents. Kozoll claims the group is going to “lean heavily” toward trusting individual research and the things they state occurred.

“Nothing might happen in a call in this way that mayn’t occur in virtually any telephone call,” according to him. “So all of our attitude upon it is that we’d manage this the same exact way as you have have a call through another software or using your own cell because of the person while reported these to united states.”

The guy dropped to provide particulars because it’s “complicated,” and moderation decisions are produced on a “case-by-case” factor.

Individual reports happen to be an essential function Baltimore backpage escort for Tinder, though it’s led to the misuse of specific people. Trans females, particularly, state their unique reports tend to be unfairly reported and banned by guys whom desired all of them because they’re trans. Similar dilemmas could happen with video clip, too, or being much more difficult once photos and not simply text are involved. Kozoll stated he does not wish to talk “too particularly” regarding how Tinder’s tech will police conduct over videos phone calls but that providers are “exploring countless different tech methods.”

This is true of monitor tracking and screenshots too. Morgan states preventing display screen tracking on apple’s ios is more complicated than on Android, plus the staff is “testing” this now. She didn’t state whether folk could concretely screen record or screenshot. It may sound like for the present time, they may be able.

Video clip calling is a large new product establish for Tinder. It’s one of the greatest internet dating software in this field, so that it has got to reasonable international discussions in various dialects over generating technology really necessary to make the calls seamless and easy. Elie Seidman, Tinder’s Chief Executive Officer, informed The Verge final month your teams was indeed looking into video calling ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic but chose to accelerate its establish because of the lockdowns all over the world while the shortage of in-person schedules. This feature’s triumph could be critical to Tinder, specifically as nations still enter various lockdown levels throughout every season.

Other dating software actually have movie calling, such as Tinder competition Bumble. The organization launched which feature this past year and contains seen an uptick when you look at the amount of people utilizing it considering that the pandemic began. Tinder can likely bring catch-up whilst assisting another an element of the online dating schedule. Before, Tinder primarily launched visitors to one another, however now, it is the spot they may be able embark on times to hang out, that team was wishing to promote with functions like Swipe evening and in-app trivia.