Half man and half lens, Porteus Xandau, was born in Johannesburg and bred in Cape Town. His journey into the world of aesthetics began while studying Visual Design at the AAA School of Advertising. After graduating, he threw himself headfirst into acting. His discovery of all things cinematic helped shape the evolution of his creative and artistic approach.
Since moving behind the camera, his work is a pure reflection of his vast interests from performance-based narrative films to down and gritty documentaries. His unique vision and ability to capture emotion have grabbed attention worldwide.
Having directed commercials for well-known brands, Porteus’s knack for getting the best out of the actors and his skills at crafting human stories with striking visuals ensures he exceeds every client’s expectations.