Production Manager managed the business, finance, and any recruitment issues of the TV and film productions. He or she is in charge of the production budget and ensure that everything runs accordingly while filming. Other tasks of the production manager include planning of schedules, locations, materials and equipment, and organizing the resources. The major role of a production manager is to plan the stages of a production, wherein he or she should meet the senior production staff and the producer to examine the scripts.
He or she is also in charge of negotiating with the suppliers for the costs of the equipment to be used in the TV show or film, hire contractors, and manage the production team composing of production assistants, production coordinator, and production secretaries. While filming, the production manager should ensure that the whole production runs to schedule. He or she should monitor the accounts and spending and report any progress of the TV show or film to the producer. He or she can also make amendments to schedules and budgets, such as re-scheduling of the shoot due to bad weather. The production manager should ensure that important things such as copyright laws, safety rules are being strictly followed.