Creating a new project

When editing video, your project structure can become quite complex. Splitting video files into multiple sections, adding soundtracks and other operations can lead to many files which may lead to confusion.

In order to keep track of the video source and subsequent edits, it is important to create a logical file structure to work in.

  1. Right click on the desktop of your computer and create New > Folder.
  2. Rename the folder: [your name] Filming Project.
  3. Inside that folder create new folders for; Footage, Images, Audio, Misc.
  4. Go to the Start menu and open Windows Movie Maker.
  5. Create New Project.
  6. Navigate to the folder you created on your desktop and Save Project As: [your name] Presentation.
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