See How Paper Is Still Being Made by Hand Today

Gangolf Ulbricht is one of the last papermakers in Europe that is still making his craft by hand. He uses wood-free fibers like cotton, flax, hemp, rags, and Manila hemp as the foundation for his creations. In this short film by Kings & Kongs, watch the process unfold as he works in his studio in the Kreuzberg borough of Berlin.

Follow Kings & Kongs on Vimeo.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.

See How Paper Is Still Being Made by Hand Today

Gangolf Ulbricht is one of the last papermakers in Europe that is still making his craft by hand. He uses wood-free fibers like cotton, flax, hemp, rags, and Manila hemp as the foundation for his creations. In this short film by Kings & Kongs, watch the process unfold as he works in his studio in the Kreuzberg borough of Berlin.

Follow Kings & Kongs on Vimeo.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.