Sequencer animation not working (4.16.1)


I’m experiencing a very odd issue:

I have a character where the imported animation only works when using ‘Use Animation Asset’. In Sequencer the animation doesn’t work.

I am moving this specific project from 4.15 to 4.16 - everything was working in 4.15. I have tried the obvious like removing anything related to the character and the animation and reimporting - but nothing works.

Does anyone know what the deal is?

Thank you!

I’ve moved a 4.12 project into 4.15 and my sequencer animations have also fallen apart, I can’t even get sequencer to create a door mover that rotates 90 degrees instead it rotates 270 degrees in the opposite direction