I am trying to render a 2.5 minute animation, which is estimated to take 15 hours to render, but suddenly hangs (without error, just endlessly) after 13.5 hours! I don't know what to do, it's so frustrating. I left the drive working overnight, awoke to see it still working with just an hour and a half remaining, and then it just stays that way without making any further progress. I check the status of the app and it has not failed. I am able to access all of the data on the drive without a proble, (I opened AfterEffects and was able to move through that portion of the video in the timeline, albeit slowly.). I pause Media Encoder and resume - nothing changes. The only thing I seem to be able to do is cancel, which works fine *except I lose 13 hours of rendering! It's a performance video and the same 4K shots (transcoded to h264) from start to finish (long takes), so I don't think it's some bit of bad footage throwing it off. Nothing new has occurred around that time, and I have been able to render the whole thing three prior times in rough format but with the same h264 compression settings. Any ideas??
btw, I'm working on a 16 inch MacBook Pro, os 10.15.7, 2.4 Ghz 8-Core i9, 64gb memory, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8 GB Intel UHD Graphics card