Tool's Geordie Stephens Makes It Rain for Nintendo

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The digital invades the real world in this spot for Nintendo Wii's "The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Swords" directed by Tool Director Geordie Stephens via GS&P.

In "Falling Swords," the forecast takes a turn for the fantastic as a sunny, urban landscape sees a shower of glimmering CG weaponry. Thousands of swords and shields rain down on the city, until we see a young gamer pull a blade from the wreckage of his coffee table. As he takes a few practice swings at his TV, the sword morphs into a Nintendo Wii controller - our gamer is now transformed.

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Credits

Client: Nintendo

Product: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Swords

Title: Falling Swords

Air Date: November 2011

Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners

Co-Chairman: Jeff Goodby & Rich Silverstein

Creative Director: Christian Haas

Assoc. Creative Director(s): Vince Lagana / Mike Duckworth

Art Director: Kristin Graham

Copywriter: Mitch Gage

Account Director: Kelsey Weaver

Account Manager: Laura Szu-Tu

Executive Producer: Chris Moore

Producer: Timothy Plain

Production Company: Tool

Director: Geordie Stephens

Executive Producers: Brian Latt, Dustin Callif, Oliver Fuselier

Editorial Company: Cut+Run

Editor: Steve Gandolfi

Asst. Editor: Sean Stender

Producer: Christie Price

Executive Producer: Michelle Burke

Visual Effects Company: The Mission

VFX Supervisor: Rob Trent

VFX Producer: Diana Cheng

VFX Executive Producer: Michael Pardee

Music Company: The Elements

Sound Design Company: Barking Owl

Sound Designer: Michael Anastasi

Executive Producer: Kelly Fuller

Mixed by Tim West @ Pop Sound

About Tool

Bicoastal Tool is an award-winning production company, representing top live-action directors and interactive directors for advertising projects. From funny... visually engaging... and/or interactive, Tool's diverse roster of unique talent creates unforgettable commercial and digital content across all platforms.

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