|Moonstruck resulted in yet another nomination for Jewison´s direction. The film was a multiple
Oscar®-winner, with Cher winning Best Actress honors, Olympia Dukakis winning for
Best Supporting Actress and John Patrick Shanley for Best Original Screenplay.
In recent years, he has directed In Country, Other People´s Money, Only You and Bogus. Additionally Jewison and Yorktown Productions produced Picture Windows, a dramatic series for Showtime, directed by some of today´s most noted directors including Jewison, Joe Dante, Peter Bogdanovich and Jonathan Kaplan. He also executive-produced Geronimo, a true tale of the last and most feared Apache war chief´s dramatic early years. The project was one in a series of original dramas portraying historical events in Native American history filmed for TNT and cast with all Native American actors.
In 1982, Jewison was made an Officer of the Order of Canada; in 1989, he was made a member of the Order of Ontario; and in 1993, he was elevated to a Companion to the Order of Canada, the country´s highest civilian honour. In November 1986, Jewison established the Canadian Film Centre (CFC), which offers filmmakers the opportunity to hone their skills to a state of the art level. The CFC recently honoured Jewison with its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.
In October of this year, he was honored with the George Eastman Kodak Award from the National Association of Theater Owners at the annual ShowEast convention in Atlantic City.