Contact shadow has box artifacts with backlighting for two sided Subsurface shading model

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Nov 14, 2023

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Shadow Flickering with Lighting Channels

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Oct 27, 2023

It looks like static meshes can invalidate large numbers of VSM pages when the geometry and the light are not on light channel 0. ...

Missing shadows when combining CSMCaching and Nanite

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Jun 28, 2023

A Nanite primitive casting a CSM shadow on another Nanite primitive with "Cast Shadows" disabled, will have it's shadow disappear completely when r.Shadow.CSMCaching = 1. ...

Translucent mesh dissapears when using masked shadows

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Jun 7, 2023

This bug appears to be related to pass filtering. To observe correct behavior. In Project Settings->Rendering->Optimizations, set “Early Z-pass” to “Decide Automatically”, and disable “Mask materia ...

Shadow Map Method Shadow Maps doesn't allow for Static Meshes to shadow Moveable Meshes with a Stationary Light source

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Jan 5, 2023

This is a regression tested in //UE5/Release-5.0 CL20979098 Shadow Map Method Shadow Maps doesn't allow for Static Meshes to shadow Moveable Meshes with a Stationary Light source. ...

Disabling Cast Static Shadows on Stationary Lights causes dynamic shadows to not render

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Jan 3, 2023

Regression: Tested in UE5/Release-5.1, this issue occurs as well. The shadows render properly for the sphere when Virtual Shadow Maps is set as the Shadow Method, as well as when Ray Traced Shadows ...

Distance Field Shadows does not respect FSceneView::HiddenPrimitives

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Dec 5, 2022

Basically, APlayerController::HiddenActors, which is propagated into FSceneView::HiddenPrimitives is not used to skip shadow casters in the DF shadow implementation. Because this does not use the g ...

Animation may not cull when VSM is enabled

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Sep 12, 2022

When VSM is enabled, animation is not culled and animation continues to play. WhenVisibilityBasedAnimTickOption=OnlyTickPoseWhenRendered, animations outside the camera view are culled, but when VSM ...

SingleSampleShadowFromStationaryLights does not work in UE5 (when GPU-Scene is used)

UE - Graphics Features - Shadows - Jul 21, 2022

The flag is not propagated in FPrimitiveSceneShaderData::FPrimitiveSceneShaderData and so is missing in GPU-Scene primitive data. Need to add: .UseSingleSampleShadowFromStationaryLights(Proxy->UseS ...