Gilles Porte is a director of photography and a film director. He has worked as a director of photography on around 30 films directed by Jacques Audiard, Raoul Ruiz, Xavier Durringer, Safy Nebbou, Frédéric Beigbeder, Xavier Gens and Marc Dugain. In 2004, with Yolande Moreau, he co-directed Quand la mer monte which won the César for best first film and the Prix Louis Delluc. In 2010, he directed the documentary Dessine toi and around 100 short films entitled Portraits / Autoportraits which mixed live action images and animation. In 2015, Porte directed Tantale, an interactive film with Jean-Luc Bideau and François Marthouret. He is also the author of two books on photography, Rendons à César and Portraits / Autoportraits. He has been president of the Association française des directeurs de la photographie since April 2018.