Video :
Wolfie the incredible secret on DVD and BluRay
Find from today Wolfie the incredible secret on DVD or BluRay in all the shops.
Contains :
- The film Wolfie, the incredible secret
- The film commented by Grégoire Solotareff (author), Eric Omond (director) and Jean-Luc Fromental (co-author)
- The making of : videos and galleries of images on the production of the film
- The interactive quizz
- The ROM area (links towards games, goodies, applications)

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Exhibition :
Vernissage of 'Animal' at the Abbaye de Fontevraud
The Abbey of Fontevraud, in coproduction with the EPCC - Quai d'Angers, proposes you a trip into the bestiary of Solotareff and the backstages of the movie Wolfie The Incredible Secret. The children and their parents can explore the universe of Solotareff accompanied by a mediator or with a small visit notebook in a resolutely playful exhibition!
On Saturday, April 5th, a festive afternoon is organized in the presence of Grégoire Solotareff. A moment to live in family around the colorfull bestiary with the famous illustrator.

Exhibition Animal, from April 5th till November 30th, 2014. Free admission.
Abbaye de Fontevraud, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye
Information and booking : +33 (0)2 41 51 90 51

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Prix :
César !
The Cesar Award for Best Animated Film was attributed to Wolfie The Incredible Secret and gave to Valérie Schermann and Eric Omond during the 38th César Awards Ceremony, on Friday, February 28th, 2014 in the Théâtre du Châtelet.

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Festival :
Wolfy, the incredible secret opening film of the Berlin Festival
Wolfy, the incredible secret was chosen to be the opening film of the competition Generation Kplus (youth) of the 64th Internatinal Film Festival of Berlin.
64th Internatinal Film Festival of Berlin, from 6th to 16th February 2014.
Screenings of Wolfy, the incredible secret on 6th, 9th, and 16th February.
Opening of the competition Generation Kplus on February 7th at 3:30 pm.

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Nomination :
Wolfy appointed to the 39th Ceremony of the Caesars
Wolfy, the incredible secret is nominated for the César for Best Animated Film.
Results on February 28 ...
38ème Cérémonie des Césars, Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Theatre du Chatelet.

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Exhibition :
Every year on the occasion of the Festival Premiers Plans in Angers, the Abbey of Fontevraud and the EPCC-Le Quai join to expose a graphic artist author of cartoon movies. This year, it's the turn of Grégoire Solotareff to invest the Forum of Le Quai with an outstanding bestiary, and original drawings of the movie Wolfy the incredible secret. The exhibition will then be shown at the Abbey of Fontevraud in April.
Free admission, from January 9th till February 22nd.
EPCC Le Quai, 17 rue de la Tannerie 49101 ANGERS.
Informations : +33 (0)2 44 01 22 22

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Publishing : Comic strip
The comic book Loulou, l’incroyable secret
The comic book of the movie Loulou, l'incroyable secret published by Rue de Sèvres hits the bookstands today.
Loulou, l'incroyable secret - Grégoire Solotareff and Jean-Luc Fromental - Éditions Rue de Sèvres, 66 pages, ISBN : 978-2-36981-01, 12,50 €.

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New edition of the DVD
Find from October 20th Loulou and other wolves on DVD, in a new edition by Les Films du Paradoxe.
France - total duration: 55 min - 4/3 and 16/9 - Color - Stereo - French Version and English version. 19,90€.

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Event :
Once upon a time ... with Grégoire Solotareff
Exhibition, "Once upon a time ... with Solotareff" from November 6th to December 11th at the Town Library. Free admission.
Animations by Sandrine Smilovic. Workshops of illustrated portraits.
Film Screening preparatory for feature film "U". Saturday November 20th from 15h.
Meeting and signing with Gregoire Solotareff, December 4th from 15h to 17h.

Bibliothèque municipale de Gap : 137 bd G.Pompidou. Tél. 04 92 53 26 73
Opening : Tuesday and Thursday from 13h30 to 18:30, Wednesday from 10h to 17h30, Friday from 12h30 to 17h30, Saturday from 10h to 12h and 13h to 17h.

Grégoire Solotareff's bibliography

Event :
Young readers salon at the Lutetia
Lutetia Hotel, in partnership with l'Ecole des loisirs and Chantelivre creates his Youth Readers Salon. Grégoire Solotareff will drive this firts edition saturday November 7th from 14h to 17h 30 on the occasion of the recent publication in large format of Loulou, as well as his new album: Amour Caillou.
The program features drawing workshops drived by Grégoire Solotareff, of the film "Loulou", aftrenoon snack and dedication.
Informations : Hôtel Lutétia, lutetia-dg@concorde-hotels.com
Reservations are made in advance, as the number of places is limited.

Grégoire Solotareff's bibliography

Exposition :
Solotareff, a world, a book
In Geneva, this special exhibition invites visitors to a cabinet of curiosities: favoutite objects, sources of inspiration... With this raw material, ideas take form, take colour and give birth to books …
Bibliothèque de la Cité-jeunes, Place des Trois-Perdrix, 5 1204 Genève (CH).
From September 23rd to Ocotber 21st 2009, vernissage on September 23rd 2009 at 16h in presence of the artist.

Grégoire Solotareff portfolio

Exhibition :
Very human animals
The City of Toulouse proposes an exhibition of more than 100 orignal drawings and painting of Grégoire Solotareff, at the Médiathèque José Cabanis, and lot of activities and meetings around Solotareff's universe.
Médiathèque José Cabanis, 1 allée Jacques Chaban Delmass 31000 Toulouse, France, from April 1st to May 24th 2009.
Informations and booking : 05 62 27 40 00.

Grégoire Solotareff portfolio

Exhibition :
Babar, Harry Potter et compagnie, livres d’enfants d’hier et d’aujourd’hui
Four centuries of children books staged at the BNF through the object of the book, but also preparatory documents (manuscripts and orginal frawings), posters, toys, and videos.
French National Library, Quai François-Mauriac, 75013 Paris France, from october 14th 2008 to april 11th 2009.
Pre-opening on october 12th on the occasion of Lire en fête, and, from 15H to 18H, Grégoire Solotareff will dedicace a selection of his albums and posters of the exhibition at the library bookshop.
Info & booking: +33 (0)1 53 79 53 79.

Grégoire Solotareff portfolio

Interview :
Point G Magazine
"When one of the most famous youth illustrators makes a stop and looks behind him, the result is not a simple monography but a fine book, called "Imagier" (book of images), like a door open on his studio.


Exhibition :
Loup y es-tu ? (Wolf are you there ?)
From june 25th 2008, wolves invade the CIBDI in Angoulême with a multi-faces exhibition (with artworks from Marie Caillou, Solotareff, Chalet, Kimiko, Mattotti & Petit-Roulet, among others) and many events around the wolf (among which screenings of "Loulou et Autres loups").
CIBDI, 121 rue de Bordeaux, Angoulême, France. From june 25th to januray 9th 2009.
Infos & booking : +33 (0)5 45 38 65 65.


Exhibition :

Centre de l'Illustration-Hôtel de Mora: 26, rue Voltaire - 03000 Moulins, France. From april 13th to october 12th 2008.
Info and reservations : +33 (0)4 70 35 72 58.

Imagier, MeMo, Paris, France, 2008, ISBN 235289025X

Atelier Mélanie Dromain
Composed by more of 40 original artworks, this travelling exhibition organised by l'atelier Mélanie Dromain will move until the end of the year, and will finish in the principality of Andora from December 15th.

Informations: www.ateliermelaniedromain.fr

For the national release of the DVD "U", Grégoire Solotareff proposes several master pieces for sale on the boutique of Prima Linea Factory, among which a serie of eleven "Cats" and three "Owls" small format.


Wednesday, october 24th 2007 in Angoulême : dedications by Grégoire Solotareff on the occasion of the national release of the DVD "U", at the ChaPitre bookshop.

ChaPitre, 4 rue de la place de Champ de Mars, 16000 Angoulême, France
Tél: +33 (0)5 45 92 12 72.

20/08/07 Film :
Available on DVD (Wild Side Video) from wednesday, october 24th 2007, single edition and collector edition (2 DVD + unpublished audio CD of the original soundtrack by Sanseverino).
And still on the screens (all theaters on www.allocine.fr).
23/11/05 Film:
Screening in 2006
"U" a film by Grégoire Solotareff & Serge Elissalde
Screenplay and graphic creation: Grégoire Solotareff
Direction: Serge Elissalde
Original soundtrack: Sanseverino
With the voices of (alphabetical order): Bernard Alane, Jean Claude Bolle-Reddat, Maud Forget, Guillaume Gallienne, Vahina Giocante, Bernadette Lafont, Isild Le Besco, Marie Christine Orry, Artus De Penguern, Sanseverino.

Produced by Valérie Scherman & Christophe Jankovic / Prima Linea Productions, as part of Magelis-Angoulême, in coproduction with Gebeka Films, Celluloïd Dreams Productions, France 3 cinéma, with the support of the Centre National de la Cinématographie, the Poitou-Charentes Region, the general council of Charente and Media Développement.
Press relations: Monica Donati


Contes d'Automne (Tales of Automn)
Tales of Automn: Les Tanneurs Theatre, 75 rue des Tanneurs, Bruxelles. From december 17th to december 29th 2003. Reservation: 02 512 17 84. Exhibition of Solotareff's original artworks before & after each représentation. Radio transmission of 16 tales on the RTBF during automn 2003 (first: december 8th at 22h05).

Grégoire Solotareff portfolio


Vienne, Nice, Saint-Raphaël
3 exhibitions organised by Le Milieu du Monde - Galerie Mélanie Dromain:
"Le Dictionnaire du Père Noël": Bibliothèque Municipale, place de Miremont, Vienne, from november 25th to december 20th 2003.
"Le Monde de Solotareff": Bibliothèque Louis Nucéra, 2 place yves Klein, Nice, from december 2nd to december 20th 2003. Vernissage on december 4th 2003.
"Le Dictionnaire du Père Noël": Centre culturel de Saint-Raphaël, from december 2nd to december 13th 2003.

Grégoire Solotareff portfolio


Grégoire Solotareff - Au Loup !
Original artworks: Rouge, galerie du centre culturel de Morges, 1 place du Casino, CH-1110 Morges, tél. +41 (0)21 804 97 26. From november 13th to december 14th 2003. Vernissage on november 12th 2003.

Grégoire Solotareff portfolio

12/11/03 Film : "Loulou & autres loups" in VHS & DVD
Grégoire Solotareff, Marie Caillou, François Chalet, Richard McGuire, Philippe Petit-Roulet, Prima Linea Productions
Available in VHS & DVD (France Télévision éditions) from Thursday November 13th 2003.
And still on the screens (soon 300 000 entries in France).
Prima Linea Productions presents:
- Loulou, scenario
Grégoire Solotareff & J-L Fromental, directed by Serge Elissalde, music by Sanseverino
- Pour faire le portrait d'un loup,
design and direction Philippe Petit-Roulet
- T'es où Mère-Grand ?!, design and direction François Chalet
- Mari Ka et le loup, design and direction Marie Caillou
- Micro loup, design and direction
Richard McGuire
Visit the website: primalinea.com/loulouetautresloups

Film: "Loulou & autres loups"
Grégoire Solotareff, Marie Caillou, François Chalet, Richard McGuire, Philippe Petit-Roulet, Prima Linea Productions
Loulou and 4 little wolves
On the screens from March 26 th, 2003, in all France

Loulou and other wolves... is an original animation programme for the young, lasting 55 minutes, on the theme of wolves. It includes a 28 minutes film adapted from "Loulou" the famous album by Grégoire Solotareff published by l'Ecole des loisirs, and four shorts designed and directed by extremely original graphic authors : Philippe Petit-Roulet, François Chalet, Marie Caillou, Richard McGuire. Those five films are scripted by Jean-Luc Fromental and Gregoire Solotareff. Particuliarly fit for children between 4 and 10 years-old, this programme will also be thoroughly enjoyed by parents and in general by any audience fond of animated films and humorous tales.

Prima Linea Productions presents:
- Loulou adapted from his album, by Gregoire Solotareff, scenario Solotareff & J-L Fromental, directed by Serge Elissalde, music by Sanseverino
- Pour faire le portrait d'un loup, design and direction Philippe Petit-Roulet
- T'es où Mère-Grand ?! design and direction François Chalet
- Mari Ka et le loup, design and direction Marie Caillou
- Micro loup, design and direction Richard McGuire
Visit the website: primalinea.com/loulouetautresloups
shop online the poster at primalineaFactory


Show: Solotareff?s world
Loulou, Fifi & Co
La Montagne magique, 57 rue du Marais, 10000 Bruxelles, Belgique, from Friday 25th to Wednesday October 30th, 2002, Information and bookings at La Montage Magique: (+32) 2 210 15 90 or at the Théâtre du Tilleul (+32) 2 380 35 37
The Théâtre du Tilleul and La Montagne magique organize a great event around Grégoire Solotareff. In the programme, four shows adapted from his albums: "Autumn tales", "Loulou's friends, small stories of shadows and freedom", "I, Fifi, lost in the forest", "Everyone knows this". A conference around the author, workrooms for children followed by tasting wonderful and delicious cakes, with strange shapes and "solotareffian" colours, will follow. An exhibition of original artwork and posters produced for L'Ecole des Loisirs, and a variety of works in 3D, inspired by the animals from his albums, will complete this wide programme. Grégoire Solotareff will end this event in person with a meeting with the audience.

Grégoire Solotareffportfolio
Grégoire Solotareff bibliography


Encounters: Comic art in Bastia
Lorenzo Mattotti / Gr?goire Solotareff
IXth encounters of comic art
April 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 2002, Centre culturel "Una Volta", Arcades du Theatre, rue Cesar-Campinchi, 20200 Bastia, Tel (+33) 4 95 32 12 81

From April 4th to 7th, 2002, comic art settles down again for the 9th year in Bastia for a new edition of the Comic art encounters. This event takes place around monographic and thematic exhibitions, debates, while according utmost importance to meetings between authors and audience. Among the proposed ten original exhibitions, two are devoted to the young, with a retrospective of the works of Gregoire Solotareff : "Stories of friends, stories of love". The exhibition "Color first" offers a glance on the production of Lorenzo Mattotti for the younger, as well as a selection among his comic strips, illustrations, posters and commercial drawings. A projection of Eugenio, an adaptation of the album of the same name, is also part of the programme.

Grégoire Solotareff portfolio
Lorenzo Mattotti portfolio

14/01/01 Book for the young: Contes d'hiver
A story a day
Editions L'Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, 2001
Here are the Winter tales. You may read one a day. You may read two a day, but then it won't last until Winter's end. You may read as many as you wish, and in no matter what order. Maybe, on January 25th, it's the 5th of March's tale that will save your life...

Contes d?hiver, Editions L?Ecole des Loisirs, Collection Neuf, Paris, France, 2001, ISBN 221106437X, 10,50 ?

18/10/01 Book: The mask
Hoo, Hoo !
Editions L'Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, 2001
When Ulysse and Lila put on the hide and ears of the wolf which had gobbled them up alive, the villagers are scared to death... This new album by Gregoire Solotareff brings to us a story filled with emotion and sensations, in a palette of sparkling colours. A book to "devour" wearing a wolf's mask...

Le Masque, Editions L'Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, 2001, 13,50 Euro, ISBN 2211063888

25/05/01 Book: Summer tales
A story a day
Editions L'Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, 2001
How to receive fresh news every day when one is a blind mole ? What is the difference between a goblin and a cretin ? How to distinguish hundreds of seagulls all named Charlotte ? Some of these questions find an answer in this new book by Solotareff. But some don't. It's the surprise ! Summer being the season of surprises.
Contes d'été, Editions l'Ecole des Loisirs, Collection: Neuf, 287 pages, 70 FF, ISBN 2211056598
08/03/01 Exhibition: Solotareff
Original paintings and drawings
Gallery Immanence, Le Chemin du Montparnasse, 21 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris, Metro Duroc or Montparnasse, from March 9th to April 1st, 2001
For the first time in France, simultaneously in Paris and on the Internet, an important exhibition of Gregoire Solotareff, presenting and offering for sale over sixty original paintings and drawings, in the form of a gallery of humorous portraits ; an unpublished collection of his animal characters, with flamboyant colors, powerful substance, and expressive line, constituting his Pantheon of finally very human animals, which all children -small and big - would like to have as friends.
14/12/00 Theatre: Toi grand et moi petit
Grégoire Solotareff
A great show !
Clavel Theatre, 3 rue Clavel, 75019 Paris, France, from 2000 November 12nd to 2001 April 29th, informations and reservations: (+ 00 33) 01 42 38 22 58.
Calendar 2001: informations and reservations: (+ 00 33) 01 48 59 62 38.

A show adapted from Grégroire Solotareff's blockbuster book, for children from age 2. The play mixes live actors and marionettes, a breathtaking performance of the beautiful story between lion king and its servant the elephant, but also the little one and the tall one.
Adaptation and Direction: Philippe Calmon / Music: Philippe Calmon / Settings and Marionettes: Compagnie Metaphore, with Eveline Houssin and Sylvie Garbasi
Grégoire Solotareff bibliography
28/11/00 Livre jeunesse: Oh ! C’est à qui ?
Editions L’Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, 2000
Un nouvel album de Grégoire Solotareff avec une histoire en forme de partie de cache-cache pour les tout-petits mais aussi les plus grands, amateurs de farces.
Editions L’Ecole des Loisirs, Albums Loulou & Cie, Paris, France, 2000, livre broché, ISBN: 2211059155, 68 FF
Bibliographie de Grégoire Solotareff
25/09/00 Children' Book: Autumn Tales
A story a day
Contes d’automne, l’École des Loisirs, Paris, France, September 2000
Short stories, sometimes loony, sometimes tender, with for heroes those funny little animals which resemble us so much. Illustrated in black and white. An unusual pocketbook, to be followed through the year by tales of other seasons.
Contes d'automne , Editions L'Ecole des loisirs, Collection Neuf, Paris, France, 2000, 70 FF, ISBN 2211055583
Grégoire Solotareff
25/04/00 Theater: I, Fifi, lost in the forest
A show of shadows and music
Centre Culturel L’Eden, bd J. Bertrand, 1-3, B-6000 Charleroi, Belgique: May 3rd, 2000, at 2.30 PM
Centre culturel de Bouxwiller, Place du Château, 67330 Bouxwiller, France, May 6th, 2000, at 5.00 PM
Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, 1992
Fifi, a little boy of 6 and a half, is abandoned in a forest by his parents. Like a forest Robinson Crusoë, he organizes his survivival in spite of his fear and loneliness, and carefully writes down his aventures in a notebook. A very beautiful adaptation of Grégoire Solotareff’s work, where one plays at recreating a hidden world: the world of one’s own childhood.
Moi, Fifi, Compagnie du Théatre du Tilleul, rue de la Brasserie, 108, B-1630 Linkebeek, Belgique, tél: 32 (0)2 380 3537, projet conçu par Carine Ermans.
1/04/00 Children’s Book: Le lapin à roulettes
The seven leagues Boots
Le lapin à roulettes, L’Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, april 2000
Grégoire Solotareff tells us the story of a rabbit whose legs don’t “walk” any more. To overcome his handicap, he moves about with very special boots. His courage and mischievousness enable him to tackle the nasty tricks played on him by a rather silly big bear.
This book was produced at the initiative of the French Association of the Paralysed, in order to help children to overcome the problems caused by orthopedic fittings.
Le lapin à roulettes, Editions L’Ecole des Loisirs, Paris, France, 2000, 40 pages, 78 FF, ISBN 2211057802