Gilles Porte

Gilles Porte (France)

After having worked as assistant cameraman on the films of Jacques Audiard, Marcel Carné, Raoul Ruiz, Costa-Gavras, Gilles Porte then became Director of Photography/ Cinematographer for around twenty feature films. When the Sea Rises, co-written and co-directed with the actress Yolande Moreau, is his first feature film as author and director. The film was awarded the French César for best first film in 2005.


  • The State Against Mandela and the Others
  • Tantale
  • Tour de Fource
  • The Bag of Flour
  • Christine
  • Draw Yourself
  • When the Sea Rises
  • Contes à rebours
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