Gallifrey One 2013 is the world’s largest and longest running Doctor Who convention.  It’s held every year around the middle of February, and it just happened again this last weekend between February 15-17 at the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel.

We’ll have more coverage of the convention tomorrow morning, but today we’d like to share 500 Miles of Rassilon, a fan-made video send-up of the original ‘500 Miles’ video done for the 2011 wrap party of the David Tennant era for the Doctor Who television series.  It debuted at Gallifrey One right before the Masquerade.

500 Miles of Rassilon was a joint effort between, executive producer Lee Almodovar (who was in charge of Operations at Gallifrey One both this year and last year), and a very long list of participants.  If you attended Gallifrey One in 2012, you may see yourself in this video!

Presented here are the 500 Miles of Rassilon video, and the original 500 Miles video upon which it was based.

This whole thing was the brainchild of Lee Almodovar who tirelessly coordinated hordes of people, collected and edited video, and swam through stormy seas of editorial oversight to get this thing done.

We hope you have as much fun watching it as we did making it.

There’s more crazy Doctor Who fun to follow.  Watch this space.

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Short credits list

  • Editor / Producer: Lee Almodovar
  • Editing Consultant: Sean Boundy
  • Camera / Directors: Gene Turnbow & Susan Fox
  • Project Coordinators: Jennifer “Radar” Wylie, Lisa Harrigan, Patricia Miller

Note: This project is not associated with Gallifrey One Conventions, nor is any copyright or property infringement intended. This project was made strictly for fun, with no express interest in profit or capital gains from its creation. “Doctor Who” and its media are the property of BBC. “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” is the property of The Proclaimers. All video clips are used with permission from their creators.


  • Gallifrey One
  • Recycled Sushi: The 500 Miles of Rassilon page on Vimeo


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