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Create an iMovie Project

Before we do anything in iMovie, we must create and title a new default folder as well as title and save our new project.

Step 1:
Click on the iMovie icon in the dock and wait, while it bounces, for the application to open. Select "Create Project."

Step 2:
In the "Save as:" field, enter your_name for the name of the movie.

Step 3:
We don't want to save to the default "Movies" folder. Next to the "Where:" dropdown, click on the downward pointing arrow on the end for more options. Back the blue bar at the bottom all the way up to the left, select the firewire drive, and click "New Folder." Enter your_name for the name of the new folder (in which all your files will be stored) and click "Enter."

Step 4:
Now click "Save" and you should see the empty iMovie interface with "iMovie:yourname" at the top.

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