Gilles Porte was born in 1965 in Lyon (France). Since 1989, Gilles Porte became an assistant cameraman on the films of Jacques Audiard, Marcel Carné, Raoul Ruiz and Costa-Gavras and cinematographer on films of Abbas Fahdel, John Lvoff, Christian Philibert, Xavier Durringer, and others. In 2003 he co-directed with Yolande Moreau his first feature film, Quand la mer monte..., for which they received the 2005 César for best first film and for Best Actress.
He is a member of société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques (SACD), of société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique (SACEM) and of l'association française des cinémas d'art et d'essai (AFCAE).
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