About Us

This is how we turn our dreams into a reality.

Whether you dream of making movies on sound stages alongside teams of technicians, makeup artists, and cinematographers, or want to tell your stories through the eye of your own camera, Dream Academy offers film curriculum for those who aspire to create for the screen.

The dream team

Lady Terrie Elmore, ASC – Owner/Director; 2nd-5th Grade Teacher

Dream Film Academy is excited to have Terrie Elmore as a part of our faculty. She comes with a long list of qualifications in the film industry. She’s a member of several professional organizations, including The Directors Guild of America and The American Society of Cinematographers. Mrs. Elmore has been an active part of the motion picture industry since 2009.

In that time, she has worked on numerous high-profile projects, earning her an excellent reputation. Some of her projects include “Calling Card (Palmer Williams Jr.)” “The Truth,” and an array of branded commercials for various companies. she’s worked with giants in the entertainment industry, including Master P, Don Jackson, James Fortune, Mali Music, Eddie Long, and many more. Now, Mrs. Elmore is excited to dedicate herself to helping students learn film basics and more advanced principles.

Mrs. Trneice King – Middle & High School Teacher

Trneice King is a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners. She is committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to students. With obtaining a masters from both Lincoln and North Carolina Central University, Mrs. King is skilled in adapting to students’ diverse learning styles. She is experienced in one-on-one tutoring and group instruction. She’s been an educator for over 12 years and is experienced in developing curriculum as well as conducting teach training and parenting programs. We are happy to have Mrs. King a part of the Dream Team.

Dream Film Academy’s mission as an educational institution is to provide students with a practical, high-quality learning experience grounded in professional industry practice and preparation.

Dream Film Academy’s goal is to encourage students with the passion and tenacity to succeed in the creative industries, and to prepare them for the world of production into which they actually progress, from big screen to small.


We live what we teach and lead by example.


A curriculum built on industry practice, reflection, and enterprise.


Educating professional creatives and creative professionals.


Generating graduates who are smart screen creatives equally at home in creating content for the big screen or the mobile phone.


We want and expect our graduates to succeed in industry, and they do.


You can expect Dream Film Academy to:

Provide accurate information on all aspects of your student experience and equip you with appropriate and relevant information regarding the School’s services and support available to you

Support you effectively through all stages of your engagement with the School from initial enquiry through to the completion of your studies and beyond

Work with you to develop your career aspirations and strategies towards employment

Provide a creatively and intellectually inspiring, safe and friendly learning environment

Help you identify and set your individual learning goals and expectations

Provide clear information about the various forms of feedback you will receive on your individual progress at the School

Offer regular opportunities for you to provide feedback on your student experience;

Ensure you are kept fully informed of any changes to your study and/or support

Actively seek your participation in the School’s governance and decision making processes

Ensure student views are taken into account and provide appropriate support and training to elected student representative

Treat you with fairness, respect and dignity as an individual at all times.


We expect you to:

Actively engage in your studies, submit your assignments on time and ask for help when you need it

Behave in a responsible manner, treating staff, fellow students and visitors with dignity and respect

Uphold the School’s reputation by adhering to the rules, regulations and conduct codes

Make effective and safe use of all facilities that the School provides to support your learning

Take responsibility for your own personal development, utilizing the various formal and informal support mechanisms within the School

Be familiar with student information available (in print and online) related to your course, academic policies, and assignment deadlines

Participate actively in the School’s student representative system

Seek informal resolution wherever possible for any disagreements or complaints with the School

Work hard and manage your time effectively

Foster an environment of inclusion, open mindedness and respect for different backgrounds, experiences, opinions and beliefs

Provide us with appropriate evidence about any changes to your personal circumstances as soon as possible

Be clear, concise and respectful in your communications with the school in person, by email or telephone

Treat your fellow students, tutors and staff with respect at all times

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