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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Young men quitting on wedding: ‘Women aren’t women any longer’

A lot fewer men in the usa need married than before, whilst the wish for relationship try rising among women, according to the Pew study middle.

Pew lately found that the sheer number of females 18-34 proclaiming that having an effective matrimony the most considerations increased from 28 per cent to 37 percent since 1997. The sheer number of young adult men stating exactly the same thing fell from 35 % to 29 percent in identical opportunity.

Pew’s findings bring caught the interest of 1 United States author which maintains that feminism, seriously entrenched in every single segment associated with society, has created a breeding ground in which teenage boys think it is much more useful to simply opt out-of couple-dom totally.

Suzanne Venker’s article, “The combat on Men,” which came out on the internet site of Fox reports in later part of the November, has grown to become a lodestone for feminist people who have assaulted the girl place your establishment of relationship try endangered, maybe not increased, of the supposed benefits of feminist movement during the last 50 years.

“in which have all the nice (meaning marriageable) people missing?” are a concern much discussed recently into the secular mass media, Venker states, but this lady answer, backed up by stats, is not toward taste of mainstream commentators affected by feminism.

She points out that for the first time in all of us background, the quantity of women in the employees possess exceeded how many males, while a lot more ladies than guys are acquiring university levels.

“The difficulties? This new phenomenon has changed the dancing between men and women,” Venker blogged. With feminism moving them out of their old-fashioned role of breadwinner, protector and service provider – and divorce proceedings legislation progressively producing a dangerously precarious monetary prospect for any boys clipped loose from relationships – guys are simply no lengthier discovering any advantage inside it.

As a writer and specialist in to the trends of relationship and relationships, Venker stated, she’s “accidentally stumbled upon a subculture” of males which say “in no unsure terms, that they’re never marriage.”

“once I inquire further exactly why, the solution is always the same: ladies aren’t people any longer.” Feminism, which teaches lady to consider boys once the adversary, makes female “angry” and “defensive, though typically unwittingly.”

“Now the guys have actually no place to visit. It is exactly this vibrant – girls good/men terrible – with which has destroyed the connection between your genders. However for some reason, the male is nevertheless the culprit whenever prefer happens awry.”

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Feminism and the sexual movement need simply generated matrimony “obsolete” for women as a social and financial retreat, but this will be a predicament that should never be recognized by feminists, Venker claims.

“It’s the women whom get rid of. Not only will they be stuck with the effects of sex, by dismissing male characteristics they’re forever desire a well-balanced life. The truth is, women want men’s linear job targets – they need guys to pick up the slack on the job – in order to live the well-balanced lifestyle they look for.”

a cross section of study data from the Pew analysis Center for the past period of 2012 programs the worrying trends for relationships and child-bearing in america. One document posted in mid-December mentioned that the latest census facts revealed “barely half” of adults in america are presently married, a “record low”. Since 1960, how many wedded grownups provides reduced from 72 % to 51 today and the many brand new marriages in the U.S. dropped by five per cent between 2009 and 2010.

More over, the average years initially relationship consistently increase with female marriage initially at 26.5 ages and males at 28.7. The decreases in-marriage tend to be “most dramatic” among youngsters. Just 20 percent of the elderly 18 to 29 are hitched, compared with 59 % in 1960.

“If latest developments carry on, the show of adults who are currently hitched will drop to below one half within a few years,” the report stated.

Moreover, the web link between marriage and childrearing grew to become disconnected for the minds of the alleged Millennial generation, those between 18 and 29. While 52 % of Millennials state are an effective parent are “one of the most important items” in daily life, simply 30 percent state similar about creating a successful marriage, an attitudinal study receive.

The gap, of 22 percentage points, between the importance Millennials put on parenthood over marriage, ended up being just 7 information in 1997. The investigation unearthed that Millennials, lots of whom include kids of separation and single-parenthood by themselves, are unlikely than their elders to declare that a young child demands both a father and mama yourself, that unmarried parenthood and unmarried few parenthood were bad for community.

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