Lumberyard
User Guide (Version 1.21)

Screen Fader Node

Use the Screen Fader node to fade the screen in and out in a scene.

To add a Screen Fader node in the Track View editor

  1. In the Track View editor, right-click the sequence (top node) or the Director node in the tree as applicable, and then choose Add Screen Fader.

  2. Click the Fader key under the ScreenFader node.

  3. Double-click to position the key on its highlighted row in the timeline.

  4. Double-click the green marker, and under Key Properties, enter a value for Value.

Screen Fader Node Key Properties

Property Description
Type Specifies either FadeIn or FadeOut values.
ChangeType

For this transition type, you can specify one of the following:

  • Cubic Square

  • Linear

  • Sinus Curve

  • Square

  • Square Root

Color Specifies the RGB value used for fading.
Duration Specifies how long it takes to fade in or out the screen.
Texture

Specifies a texture file to use as a screen overlay. An alpha texture is commonly used for effects like dirt or blood. The texture is multiplied by the color value to allow you to animate the brightness during the fade.

Use Current Color Ignores the Color property and uses the color of the previous key instead.