Bigger Bang is a new and dynamic multi-platform film and television production company founded by Ben Bowie and Iain Riddick in February 2015. Bigger Bang exists to produce outstanding content for the world’s most demanding broadcasters and media agencies.

Iain Riddick


Iain Riddick is a multi award winning, Emmy nominated filmmaker and executive producer. Iain creates innovative and acclaimed series and global events across multiple genres, using the very latest techniques and technologies. His filmmaking credits include Discovery Channel’s landmark natural history series, North America; the groundbreaking series, Into The Universe with Stephen Hawking and Earth from Space. He has helped create multiple blue-chip factual series including History Channel’s hit series, America The Story of US. Previously Iain served as Commissioning Executive Producer for National Geographic Channel International, Executive Producer for Discovery US and Head of Special Projects for Darlow Smithson Productions. 

Ben Bowie


Formerly Managing Director and Creative Director of world-renowned Darlow Smithson Productions in London, Ben Bowie is an award-winning writer, director and executive producer with over 20 years experience. His last theatrical feature, Hawking kicked off SXSW in 2014, a world premiere. Ben specializes in high-end factual documentaries, long running series, feature documentaries and high impact specials. He has conceived and produced dozens of hours of programming for PBS, Nat Geo, Discovery, Channel 4 and the BBC. Recent credits include ‘Hubble’s Cosmic Journey’ for Nat Geo and ‘Destination Mars’ for Curiosity Stream. He is currently working on a yet-to-be announced feature documentary. He has been nominated for 2 Emmys and has won several other awards and nominations. Ben lives in East Sussex, UK with his family.