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TO GO WITH AFP STORY US-ENTERTAINMENT-FILM-ECONOMY BY MIRA OBERMAN... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Film Director,Film Industry,Gary - Indiana,Gospel Music,Gothic Style,Horizontal,Horror,Indiana,Movie,Music,Planning,Transformers 3,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2011 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY US-ENTERTAINMENT-FILM-ECONOMY BY MIRA OBERMAN Ben Clements, director of the Gary Office of Film and Television is seen on November 2, 2011 in the gothic City Methodist Church, which has been abandoned for about 30 years has been used in at least 75 projects, including Transformers 3, Nightmare on Elm Street and a gospel music video. Gary, Indiana is using its thousands of abandoned buildings and proximity to Chicago to draw the film industry to this hard-hit industrial town. But without many restaurants, shops and hotels most of the money movie crews bring gets spent in neighboring towns. AFP PHOTO/MIRA OBERMAN (Photo credit should read MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)