Big, Bigger, Biggest

Building the Panama Canal


Developments in engineering and construction that enabled the completion of a $5billion project to double the capacity of the waterway linking the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Using CGI animation, the film explores the innovations that allowed the canal to grow in size, looking at breakthroughs made during the building of France's Briare Canal and the Bridgewater and Manchester Ship canals in the UK.

Cast & Crew

Director Gwyn Williams
Editor Nick Scullard
Executive Producer Carlo Massarella
Producer Gwyn Williams
Series Producer Rob Hartel