There are myriad issues to consider when putting together a documentary. Is the story relatable? Is there an audience? If there is an audience, how do I reach them? How am I going to possibly fund this endeavor? Depending on the subject and nature of the piece, these considerations are in their own ways crucially important to creating a successful documentary but sometimes the most important element can turn out to be the most elusive: trust between subject and the person capturing their story.