With Pedestrian favourites like Dion Lee, Cloud Control, Greedy Hen and Jordan Askill, the Qantas sponsored Spirit Of Youth Awards have unveiled a ridiculously talented shortlist of 2010 nominees. If you didn’t already know, this fantastic local initiative honours creative young Australians in the fields of fashion, music, film, industrial and object design, photography, visual communications and visual arts. Eventual winners receive $5000 in cash, $5000 in Qantas flights and a highly coveted 12-month mentorship opportunity. Check out the shortlist below…

FASHION
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Carly Hunter
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Dion Lee
Michael Lo Sordo
Rachel Gilbert
Subfusco
Tristan Blair
We Are Handsome

FILM
Angie Abdilla
Ben Briand
Darius Devas
Laura Dudgeon
Sophie Edelstein
Alexandra Edmondson
Ariel Kleiman
James McFay
Ian Meadows
Jessica Leski

INDUSTRIAL & OBJECT DESIGN
Kristian Aus
Jordan Askill
Bridget Bodenham
Gavin Bufton
Neil Davidson
Daniel Fitzgerald
Alex Gilmour
Giles Matthews
TMOD
Alister Yiap

MUSIC
Cloud Control
Deep Sea Arcade
kyü
Leader Cheetah
Love Connection
The Middle East
Seekae
Super Wild Horses
Thundamentals
Washington

PHOTOGRAPHY
Nic Bezzina
Daniel Boud
Sean Fennessy
Suzie Fox
Brooke Holm
Penny Lane
Cybele Malinowski
Ben Ali Ong
Stacey Russell
Oliver Bryce Yates

VISUAL ARTS
Jasmin Coleman
Courtney Coombs
Pat Foster and Jen Berean
Pia van Gelder
Matt Huynh
Bennett Miller
Tom Polo
Clare Peake
Carl Scrase
Sam Shmith

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS
A Friend Of Mine
Anne Cobai
Michael Geedrick
Greedy Hen
Beth-Emily Gregory
Little Gonzales
MaricorMaricar
Motherbird
Robin Tatlow-Lord
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