Toots' character walking towards the camera alongside a lion on a city street
Toots and the Maytals – Got to be Tough (Adult Version)
Toots and the Maytals – Got to be Tough (PG Version)
Toots and the Maytals – Warning Warning
Toots and the Maytals – Three Little Birds feat. Ziggy Marley

1185 Films delivered three different animated videos for Toots and the Maytals’ new album ‘Got To Be Tough’

Director Nick Franco and the team managed to create each of the 3 animated MVs within 2-week schedules, last one including stars such as ZIGGY MARLEY, RINGO STARR, SLY DUNBAR AND ZAK STARKEY.

The title track comes from a full-length Toots and the Maytals project of the same name which is their first in more than 10 years and due out on August 28th via Trojan Jamaica/BMG Records, the label founded by Zak Starkey and Sshh Liguz. The video got to over 1 million views and was featured on the front page of the Rolling Stone magazine.

Toots and the Maytals show off their pride for their native Jamaica in the new animated music video for “Got to Be Tough”

Claire Shaffer
Rolling Stone Magazine

Nick Franco
Lead Artist:
Lewis Campbell
Lead Animator:
Juan Martin aka Mr. John Vanilla
Assistant artists:
Pavel Spasov
Charlee Trewick
Ionut Mirica