Gilles Porte

Nicolas Champeaux and Gilles Porte are the directors of the Arte VR Project Accused#2-Walter Sisulu which will be screened at the B3 Leading Exhibition.


Gilles Porte is a director of photography, photographer, screenwriter, and film director. He has worked as director of photography on nearly thirty feature films. He worked with Jacques Audiard, Raoul Ruiz, Xavier Durringer, Safy Nebbou, Fré- déric Beigbeder, Xavier Gens, Marc Dugain, etc. In 2004, with Yolande Moreau, he co-directed “Quand la mer monte”, which won the César for best first film, the Prix Louis-Delluc and around 30 other awards internationally. In 2009, he directed around 100 short films “Portraits/Autoportraits” and the documentary “dessine-toi” which mixed live action images and animation. In 2015, he directed Tantalum, an interactive production featuring binaural sound and starring Jean-Luc Bideau and François Marthouret. In 2017 he was director of photography on Marc Dugain’s film “L’échange des Princesses” which was nominated in the 2018 Césars for best foreign film. Porte’s film, “The trial against Mandela and the others” was nominated in the best documentary category at the 2019 Césars. He was director of photography on Safy Nebbou’s film “Celle que vous croyez”. He worked with Nebbou on his 2015 feature “Dans les forêts de Sibérie”. He has also written two books on photography: “Rendons à César” and “Portraits/ Autoportraits”.