Dear Friends of Craig,

The celebration of Craig’s life will be held on

Thursday the 12th of May, 2022



The Wanda Beach SLSC

The Founders Room

2 Marine Esplanade

Burraneer NSW 2230


View the live stream of the Celebration of Craig’s life from 11.30am Thursday 12 May, 2022.


Craig Porteils was a multi-platinum, award winning, international Music Producer and Mixer residing in Sydney Australia. He started his career in the recording capital, Los Angeles in 1989 where he learnt his craft that led to him recording some of the biggest names in the music business. Craig was also a successful composer having penned the hit song for Greek Eurovision entrant Sakis Rouvas.

Also an established Sound Designer / Broadcast Mixer and Commercial Composer, Craig worked with many established big-brand commercial clients.

Craig started his career in Los Angeles in 1989 where he was privileged to have recorded top international artists such as…

Guns n RosesKnockin on Heavens Door,  Billy Idol Rock the Cradle of LoveCher If I Could Turn Back Time,  Fleetwood Mac Behind the mask,  Terence Trent Darby’s critically acclaimed album, Symphony or DamnedRod Stewart Rhythm of my heart,  Ozzy Ozbourne  No more tears,  Ritchie Sambora One light burning,  Vonda Shepard,  Los Lobotomys,  Rahsaan Patterson,  Tevin Campbell, Ce Ce Peniston,  Al B Sure,  Hall and Oates and recorded film scores such as Parenthoodwith director Ron Howard,  Johnny Handsome (Composed by Ry Cooder and Jim KeltnerFrankie and Johnny with Al Pachino  Cry baby starring Johnny Depp and Devine and  directed by the eccentric John Waters.

Craig returned to Australia in 1996 to produce such acts as…

Adam Brand (2 albums)  Diesel (2 albums)  The Dead Daisies – band members include Dizzy Reed (Guns N Roses) Richard Fortus (Guns N Roses)  and Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy),  Demolition DivaShannon Noll,  Guy Sebastian,  Scandalus,  Shortstack,  The Potbelleez,  Baylou,  Jay Hoad,  Darren Hayes,  Miami Horror,  Juke CartelMelinda Schneider,  Diva Demolition,  Ultimo,  Deni Hines,  Joel Turner.

In 2009 Craig composed a song for Greek superstar Sakis Rouvos for The Eurovision Song Contest. The song came 7th in the contest and was a hit throughout Europe.