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CHELSEA WELCOME JOHAN KRAMER AND STACY PERALTA.
26 April 2022

Dutch filmmaker Johan Kramer and skateboarder-turned-director Stacy Peralta have joined Chelsea's UK roster. According to their head of sales, Mel Fong, "people are already familiar with Johan and Stacy without even knowing it— they are that huge." That sure saves some time, doesn't it?

For those somehow in the dark about Kramer and Peralta, DAVID's got you covered. Just read on below for more about Chelsea's two new signings...


1. Johan Kramer



Johan Kramer co-founded advertising agency KesselsKramer in 1996, only then to pursue a career as a director. Multiple commercials and well-received feature films later, it's safe to say that the Dutchman’s gambit has paid off. So what excites Kramer the most about Chelsea?

"I spent two years working in London as a creative and loved the whole atmosphere and creativity", Kramer says. "Now so many years later, being a full-time director, it feels a bit like coming home again. Also because I was already for a long time part of the Chelsea family in the US."



2. Stacy Peralta



Stacy Peralta is the only member of the Chelsea roster to have appeared in seminal skateboarding video game 'Tony Hawk’s Underground'. As well as this singular claim to fame, Peralta boasts success as a pro skater, businessman, and now director, with the UK set to see him thrive as the latter.

"As a filmmaker," Peralta explains, "I am thrilled to be in Chelsea's stable of very talented working directors as this is a dynamic company that is constantly and proactively evolving forward with all of the tectonic shifts in today's media landscape. Now with Chelsea UK, the opportunities for doing good work will expand to an even greater reach."


For more on Johan Kramer, Stacy Peralta, and the rest of Chelsea's directors, email Mel Fong via mel@chelsea.com.

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