Jun 22, 2010 12:00AM

SOYA's Good for Creatives!

Looking for a flying start to your creative career? Well this may be the perfect time to enter the 2010 Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA). SOYA aims to reward and nurture emerging Australian creative talent across the fields of fashion, film, visual arts, visual communications, music, industrial and object design and photography. In previous years, SOYA has contributed to the careers of fashion label Romance Was Born, designer Friedrich Gray, musicians Wolf & Cub and photographer Nirrimi Hakanson.

Winners receive $5,000 in cash, $5,000 in Qantas flights and a year of mentorship from some of Australia's finest creative's. This year's mentors include Nicky and Simone Zimmerman (fashion), Marc Newson (design) and Tony Mott (photography). Entries are open now until August 9 2010 through www.soya.com.au. Submit now and get ready for lift off!

Photo: RWB 2008, courtesy of Sonny Vandevelde.