What version of Premiere Elements, what computer operating system?
It sounds like you are seeking the Split Screen Effect.
Please refer to the following, and let us know if that is what you seek. The detailed how to is incorporated.
Please let us know if that worked for you.
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Premier 14 and Windows 8. Thanks.
I tried it on the trial version and was able to do it. With more work, it will be better but I'm glad to know it can be done.
Thanks for the follow up. Good that the Split Clip example is what you sought.
Please give the Premiere Elements 14 a workout during the free 30 day try out to assure the compatibility of the program with your computer environment and project goals.
Best wishes with your video projects.