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Issues rendering from UE5

Im using the ancient world demo to render out some test shots from my master sequence but when I send it to render, it only rendered the beginning of the demo and is not rendering out any of the shots I selected. Also, all the PNGs that do end up being rendered are black. Am I missing something here or is it bugged?

This is due to data layers. You need to make sure the proper level layers are active.
WIlliam Faucher and JSFILMZ on youtube goes over how to address this.

i tried that but its still rendering out the first scene from the demo. i put the shots in the movie render queue also and didn’t work.

This is the exact tutorial on the subject:

I’m 99% sure this is your issue.

I am following this exact video and checked out william’s in the process. Im trying to render out an animated camera in the campfire section, not the dark world section. I have that deactivated and even have the campfire geo deactivated but no matter what, whenever I hit render local in the queue, no matter what camera I have selected, it always renders out the first campfire scene.

Hmm. Then the last thing I would try checking is making sure that your level visibility tracks are keyframed in your sequence. I’ll have to crack open that project again and see if I can reproduce the issue.

im not sure what you mean by the level visibility tracks

If you have levels that are streamed in rather than always active you need to make sure that sequencer is enabling them. Levels are overlayed layers and data layers in UE5 are similar. Make sure all levels and layers are active. Heres the tracks I’m talking about:

If all levels are on and it still doesn’t work, I’ll have to do a test myself tomorrow.

ahh that. i dont have any in my sequences right now. just the default cine camera actor on the timeline.

did you get any solution for this??

No. still rendering out the beginning of the level