Creating a New Project - PE

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Collect Source Media

Before starting a project in Premiere Elements collect and organize any materials that will be used in the project: audio, still images, and video clips.

  1. Create a folder with your name on the desktop.
  2. Inside your folder, create folders for audio, stills, and video, and place files accordingly.

New Project

  1. Launch Premiere Elements from the dock at the bottom of the screen.
  2. From the top menu, go to File > New Project.
  3. Click Browse and save into your project folder on the desktop.
  4. Name the project descriptively (with your name), and choose to save into your project folder on the desktop.
  5. Project Settings should be NTSC-AVCHD-Full HD 1080i 30.
  6. Check Force selected Project Setting on this project.