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Altered' director Kely McClung and director of photography Imoto... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Change,Film Industry,Gary - Indiana,Gospel Music,Gothic Style,Horizontal,Horror,Indiana,Music,Planning,Transformers 3,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2011 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY US-ENTERTAINMENT-FILM-ECONOMY BY MIRA OBERMAN 'Altered' director Kely McClung (L) and director of photography Imoto Harney (R) prep for shooting in Gary, Indiana's gothic City Methodist Church, which has been abandoned for about 30 years and has been used in at least 75 projects, including Transformers 3, Nightmare on Elm Street and a gospel music video on November 2, 2011. The crew covers their faces with bandanas to avoid breathing in the pervasive dust and dirt. 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)